City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla informed Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Chairperson of the City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, that a 68-year-old fully vaccinated senior citizen is the lone newly confirmed COVID-19 case today along with 1 recovery.
Hence, there are still 2 active COVID-19 cases with 5, 621 recoveries and 164 deaths since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to March 8, 2021.
Meanwhile, the newly recovered COVID-19 patient is a 62-year-old fully vaccinated resident of Barangay Calindagan, who has since been released from isolation.
Both active cases from Barangays Calindagan and Taclobo are confined in the hospital.