City Health Officer Dr. Sarah B. Talla confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases today as 2 patients have recovered and released from isolation.
The 5 new cases are residents of Barangays Bagacay, Batinguel, Daro and Junob.
Four (4) of the 5 new cases are confined in the hospital including a 7-year-old child.
Meanwhile, 2 of the newly recovered patients are residents of Barangay Daro and Poblacion 8.
There are now 14 active COVID-19 cases with 5, 906 recoveries and 168 deaths since the pandemic affected the city from January 30, 2020 to the present August 30, 2022.