THE City Health Office reported on Friday, February 19, seven additional cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Cagayan de Oro, four of which are local cases with link and three are local authorized persons outside residence (Apors).
This brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in the city to 3,710.
Of the total Covid-19 cases recorded in the city, 422 are under the returning overseas Filipino workers/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs) category and 3,288 cases are local transmissions.
According to Acting City Health Officer Dr. Lorraine Nery, the 3,288 local cases consist of 186 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), 1,734 local index cases and 1,366 local cases with link.
Cagayan de Oro has recorded 329 active cases, 56 of whom are admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city and 273 outpatients.
The city also registered nine new coronavirus-positive persons who are now tagged as “recovered.” This brought the total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro to 3,203.
Of the figure, 302 are LSIs, 119 are ROFs, and 2,782 are local cases (community: 2,353; Apors: 429).
The number of Covid-19 deaths in the city is now at 178.