Five (5) government employees and 2 pupils (as young as 5 years-old) are among the 27 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases along with 15 recoveries reported today.
Presently, Dumaguete City has 116 active COVID-19 cases with 2, 972 recoveries and 82 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present September 15, 2021.
The 27 new COVID-19 cases also include bank employees, workers of private companies, a pharmacist, a medical technologist, a BPO worker, a college professor and several individuals who manifested symptoms of Influenza Like illness (ILI).
Meanwhile, the new COVID-19 recoveries are residents of barangays Bajumpandan, Banilad (5), Cadawinonan, Junob, Motong (6) and Pulantubig.