The City Health Office reports 16 COVID-19 recoveries and 5 new cases based on the latest release of swab test results, Friday.
Dumaguete City now has 67 active COVID-19 cases, 2, 835 recoveries and 80 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present August 27, 2021.
The 16 new recoveries are residents of Barangays Bagacay (1), Banilad (2), Bantayan (3), Batinguel (1), Candau-ay (4), Motong (2), Piapi (1), Taclobo (1) and Talay (1).
Among the 16 recoveries are 3 hospital workers, a senior citizen, seafarer, travelers, a construction worker and several close contacts of previous COVID patients.
Meanwhile, the 5 new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Batinguel (3), Cantil-e and Junob.
All the active COVID-19 cases have been isolated and their close contacts quarantined subject for swab testing.