The number of COVID-19 active cases dropped to 137 following the recovery of 22 patients but with 5 new confirmed cases and 1 death based on the most recent swab test results released Thursday.
Hence, there are now 137 active COVID-19 cases with 3, 423 recoveries and 102 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to the present October 14, 2021.
A 75-year-old vendor, who was hospitalized due to COVID-19, was the lone fatality today.
The 22 newly-recovered COVID patients are residents of Barangays Banilad, Bantayan (2), Batinguel (3), Camanjac (2), Candau-ay (3), Daro, Piapi, Poblacion 1, Poblacion 3, Pulantubig, Tabuctubig (5) and Talay.
Meanwhile, the 5 new COVID-19 cases include 2 health workers, 2 government employees and a person who was swabbed as a requirement for travel.