The City Health Office reports 9 new COVID-19 cases with 6 recoveries and 1 death, Tuesday.
Presently, Dumaguete City has 72 active COVID-19 cases, 2, 902 recoveries and 82 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present September 7, 2021.
Eight of the 9 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases are persons with symptoms of Influenza Like Illness.
The new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay (3), Banilad, Bantayan (2), Candau-ay, Cantil-e and Motong.
Among those who have recovered from COVID-19 include a student, a BPO worker, employees of private companies, a health worker, and a senior citizen.
Meanwhile, the lone COVID-19 fatality was a senior citizen who died while in the hospital and was promptly cremated.