Three (3) individuals, including a 16-month old baby, who were tested for travel purposes were found positive of COVID-19 and are now in isolation for treatment, Sunday.
All 3 new cases are asymptomatic. Specifically, the BPO employee was supposed to travel for board examination while the nurse was tested before returning to Siquijor province where he works.
In contrast, City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla reports that 2 COVID-19 patients were deemed to have recovered following the negative repeat swab test results released today.
Hence, there are 151 active COVID-19 cases with 3, 087 recoveries and 84 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to the present September 26, 2021.
Of the 151 active COVID-19 cases, 72 are vaccinated against coronavirus while 79 were unvaccinated persons.