The City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Diseases confirms the recovery of 8 COVID-19 patients following the release of repeat swab RT-PCR test results today.
However, a new COVID-19 case, who is an employee of a different LGU, was also confirmed today.
Thus, the total active COVID-19 cases dropped to 73 with 2, 845 recoveries and 80 deaths as of Monday.
The 8 COVID-19 patients who recovered include 2 senior citizens, 2 employees of private companies, a businessman, a hospital staff and 2 persons who had symptoms of Influenza Like Illness.
Of the 73 active COVID cases: 53 are monitored and handled by the personnel of the City Health Office; 7 are confined at Silliman University Medical Center; 7 are admitted at NOPH; 1 is confined at ACE Doctors; 2 are admitted at Holy Child Hospital and 3 cases are outside of Dumaguete City.