The City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has confirmed that for almost 2 months now all the 30 component barangays of Dumaguete City remain COVID-19 free as of May 30, 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 30, 2022 about 5, 640 have recovered and 166 deaths were linked to coronavirus infection.
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 a combined 157, 619 residents and workers, which is much higher than the target of 111, 348 individuals.