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COVID-19 Updates: 82 percent of active cases are LSI, OFWs – CHO

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Eighty-two percent of the active cases in Bacolod City are either Locally Stranded Individuals or repatriated OFWs, data from City Health Office reveal.

Currently, the city has 33 are active cases, with 28 recoveries, and three deaths.

Of the 33, five – all LSIs – are currently home-quarantined, while 27 are facility quarantined. Of the 27, 16 are LSIs, while three are health care workers, one is a local case, six are repatriated OFWs, and one is an “authorized person outside of residence”.

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The city also has 989 pending results for the RT-PCR tests, 50 of which were sent just today, data from the City Health Office show.

Of the number, 491 are from Western Visayas Medical Center, 416 are from Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital, while 82 are from Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital.

Negative results since start of monitoring is at 3,731; 3,461 of the number is from WVMC, 253 are from TLJPH, and 17 from CLMMRH.

There are 83 suspected cases as of the monitoring period, with 20 currently admitted, and 57 are in out-patient care. Six hundred fifty-two persons are currently under monitoring.

Total specimen sent (including repeat test swab results, and pending swab test results) is 4,792. Of the number, 3,731 are negative.

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Hannah A. Papasinhttp://facebook.com/hannah.mariveles
Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.

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