The City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, chaired by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo reports that 30 of the city’s 30 component barangays have no active COVID-19 cases for the past 8 days as of April 29, 2022.
Of the 5, 806 total number of COVID-19 cases reported since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to April 29, 2022 about 5, 640 have recovered and 166 deaths linked to COVID-19.
Dumaguete City, 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.