Cagayan de Oro Records 5 New Local Cases, Total Local: 63

Cagayan de Oro Records 5 New Local Cases, Total Local: 63

Mga higala! 5 new local COVID-19 cases were reported today August 29, 2020, here in Cagayan de Oro City!

This brings the city’s cumulative coronavirus cases to 281 and the total local cases to 63.

Below are the case details:

277th. 30-year-old male, local/APOR, from Brgy. Macabalan

  • employee of a big company in Cagayan de Oro
  • underwent a swab test facilitated by their company, samples sent to Davao laboratory on August 24
  • results came back positive on August 27
  • no symptoms, no comorbidities
  • placed in a city isolation unit
  • 5 household contacts identified and also quarantined
  • transferred to a temporary treatment and monitoring facility (TTMF)

278th. 22-year-old male, local/APOR, resident of Brgy. Puntod

  • underwent a swab test facilitated by their company, samples sent to Davao laboratory
  • results came back positive on August 28
  • experienced fever, no comorbidities
  • now in the holding area of their company
  • 3 household contacts identified and quarantined
  • other family contacts now being validated
  • to be transferred to TTMF

279th. 34-year-old female, local/APOR, from Brgy. Gusa

  • employee of a government institution
  • placed in a city isolation unit after experiencing symptoms on August 21
  • swabbed on August 27,¬†results came back positive on August 28
  • 4 household contacts identified and quarantined
  • 15 workplace contacts now being verified
  • to be transferred to TTMF

280th.  56-year-old female, local case, resident of a gated community in Brgy. Bulua

  • has travel history to Marawi City together with husband and child
  • arrived in CDO on August 23
  • experienced shortness of breathing on August 24, a known asthmatic
  • admitted to NMMC on August 27 and swabbed on the same day
  • results came out positive on August 28
  • no other comorbidities
  • close family contacts to be quarantined

281st. 60-year-old female, local case, resident of Macanhan, Brgy. Carmen

  • a vegetable vendor at Cogon
  • experienced symptoms on August 24
  • admitted to a private hospital due to difficulty in breathing
  • underwent an x-ray, results show the patient has pneumonia
  • swabbed on August 26, results came out positive on August 28
  • comorbidity: hypertension
  • now admitted at NMMC
  • 6 household contacts identified, further contact tracing now ongoing

In case you missed it, 5 new COVID-19 cases were also reported yesterday, August 28, constituting 2 local cases, 2 ROFs, and 1 LSI.

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