City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla reports 7 new COVID-19 cases with 5 recoveries and 2 deaths reported Saturday.
There are still 94 active COVID-19 cases with 4, 262 recoveries and 144 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to the present November 27, 2021.
Three (3) of the 7 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases are persons with symptoms of Influenza Like Illness while the rest are close contacts of previous cases.
The new COVID-19 cases are residents of Barangays Buñao [1], Cadawinonan [2], Candau-ay [1], Mangnao [1], Motong [1] and Talay [1].
Among those who have recovered from COVID-19 include 3 health workers, a retiree, and an asymptomatic patient who was swabbed for travel.
Meanwhile, the 2 COVID-19 fatalities were senior citizens who died while confined in the hospital.