City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla reports 15 new COVID-19 cases with 2 recoveries, Saturday.
There are 80 active COVID-19 cases with 2, 837 recoveries and 80 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present August, 28, 2021.
Among the 15 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases are 7 persons belonging to the same household, 2 who were initially reactive to antigen tests, a BPO employee, a teacher, a hospital nurse, a retiree and those who are close contacts of earlier positive cases.
Meanwhile, the 2 new COVID-19 recoveries are residents of Barangay Batinguel.
Of the 80 active COVID cases: 55 cases are monitored and handled by the personnel of the City Health Office; 8 are confined at Silliman University Medical Center; 7 are admitted at NOPH; 2 are confined at ACE Doctors; 2 are at Holy Child Hospital and 3 cases are outside of Dumaguete City.