ZAMBOANGA CITY: The City Health Office (CHO) here said the number of recoveries for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) here continues to increase daily.
Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, CHO chief, said in a virtual press conference late Monday that the recovered cases for Covid-19 have increased to 193 following four more new recovered patients.
Miravite said the recovered patients have reunited with their families, adding the new recovered cases have trimmed down the city’s active cases to 202.
Miravite said the active cases are currently housed in different isolation facilities of this city, except for one who is currently admitted at a private hospital.
The health officer said 115 of the 202 active cases are from the community; 35 are close contacts of Covid-19 patients; 22 from the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center; 59 locally stranded individuals; and six returning overseas Filipinos.
She said the city has a total of 407 Covid-19 cases since March, including two who are in Manila but listed under Zamboanga City since they are city residents.
(Teofilo Garcia, Jr./PNA/SRNY/RSP)