For 22 straight days now, the City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, chaired by Mayor Felipe Antonio, has confirmed that no new COVID-19 case has been reported and that all of the city’s 30 component barangay remain COVID-19 free as of May 12, 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 May 12, 2022 about 5, 640 have recovered and 166 deaths linked to coronavirus infection.