Three (3) health workers are among the 5 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by the City Health Office today.
The 5 new cases are residents of Barangays Buñao (2), Daro (2) and Batinguel (1). Only 1 of the 5 new cases is unvaccinated.
Hence, there are now 9 active COVID-19 cases with 5, 947 recoveries and 169 deaths since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to September 19, 2022.
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.