Two (2) senior citizens, including a 91-year-old grandmother, are among the 4 patients who recovered from COVID-19 today.
However, 7 newly confirmed cases were also reported based on the latest release of swab RT-PCR test results, Wednesday.
The total active COVID-19 cases is now 15 with 5, 810 recoveries and 167 deaths since the pandemic affected Dumaguete City from January 30, 2020 to the present August 9, 2022.
Among the newly COVID-19 infected residents are 3 senior citizens, 2 health workers and 2 close contacts who are fully vaccinated. Six of the 7 new COVID-19 cases are on home quarantine.
Per DOH guidelines, those who tested positive of COVID-19 who are fully vaccinated will be released from isolation and considered recovered 7 days after the first manifestation of symptoms and no longer symptomatic.