City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla confirms the recovery of 8 COVID-19 patients following the release of repeat swab RT-PCR test results Monday.
However, 3 new COVID-19 cases (2 senior citizens and 1 BPO worker) from Barangays Taclobo and Cantil-e were also confirmed today.
The number of active COVID-19 cases declined to 29 with 4, 409 recoveries and 147 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to December 13, 2021.
Among the 8 COVID-19 patients who recovered are 3 minors, 2 senior citizens, a health worker and several close contacts of previous who are residents of Barangays Bajumpandan, Balugo, Banilad, Batinguel, Candau-ay and Mangnao.
Of the 29 active COVID cases, 18 are monitored and handled by the personnel of the City Health Office; 9 are confined at Silliman University Medical Center; 1 is admitted at NOPH and 1 is admitted at Ace Doctors.