The number of active COVID-19 cases jumped to 88 with 12 recoveries and 1 death, Wednesday.
Seventeen (17) of the new cases were exposed to members of their families or co-employees, who earlier tested positive with coronavirus, while 11 were individuals who manifested symptoms of Influenza Like Illness (ILI).
There are 88 active COVID-19 cases with 2, 914 recoveries and 82 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to the present September 8, 2021.
The 28 new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay, Bajumpandan, Banilad (5), Bantayan, Calindagan, Candau-ay (4), Cantil-e, Daro (4), Junob (2), Motong (4), Piapi (3) and Poblacion 8.
Among the 12 COVID recoveries are 3 children including 8 residents of Barangay Motong.