For almost a week, no new COVID-19 case has been reported by the City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management Emerging Infectious Diseases and none of the 30 component barangays have active cases as of April 19, 2022.
Of the 5, 805 total number of COVID-19 cases reported since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to April 19, 2022 about 5, 639 have recovered but with 166 deaths.
Dumaguete City, which is still under Alert Level 1, obtained the highest vaccination rate of 141.56% in Central Visayas exceeding the 80.67% goal for herd immunity set by the Department of Health after the City Health Office, Provincial Health Office and hospitals vaccinated 157, 619 residents and workers, which is much higher than the target of 111, 348 individuals.