An octogenarian with a mild stroke is among the 16 COVID-19 patients who have recovered based on the report of the City Health Office, Tuesday.
However, 15 new COVID cases that include 3 children, 3 senior citizens, a nurse, 2 close contacts of a positive case from Sibulan and 6 members of the same household were also confirmed today.
A 71–year-old senior citizen, who was COVID-19 positive with hypertension and pneumonia, died in the hospital and was buried today.
There are 152 active COVID cases with 3, 389 recoveries and 97 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to the present October 12, 2021.
The 16 new recoveries are residents of Barangays Bajumpandan (2), Banilad, Batinguel, Daro (3), Looc, Mangnao (4), Piapi (2) and Taclobo (2).