THE Cagayan de Oro City Health Office logged 18 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases over the weekend, all of which are local transmissions.
This brought the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the city to 3,734.
Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery said of the 18 new local cases, nine are close contacts of previously confirmed cases, four are local index cases and five are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors).
Of the 3,734 total Covid-19 cases in the city, 422 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 3,312 cases are local transmissions.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 289 active cases, 46 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city and 243 are outpatients.
The city also registered 36 new coronavirus-positive persons who are now tagged as “recovered,” bringing the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 3,267.
Of the figure, 302 are LSIs, 119 are ROFs, and 2,846 are local cases (community: 2,406; Apors: 440).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is at 178.