A 1-year-old child and a 51-year-old symptomatic resident are the 2 new COVID-19 cases reported today.
However, 6 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been released from isolation on the same day (Wednesday).
There are currently 8 active COVID-19 cases with 5, 952 recoveries and 168 deaths since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to September 7, 2022.
Among the 6 newly recovered COVID-19 patients are 2 children and 4 residents of Barangays Cadawinonan, Candau-ay and Piapi.
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.