The CDO government has logged seven ‘Omicron’ cases.
On Wednesday, the local administration announced seven positive cases of the Omicron form of coronavirus disease in 2019. (Covid-19).
Dr. Ted Yu Jr., medical officer of the City Health Office (CHO), stated the cases were four males and three females, three from Barangay Consolacion and the rest from the villages of Carmen, Kauswagan, Agusan, and Barangay 27 during an online briefing.
Returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) from the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were two of the positive cases, according to him, as were one local case and four non-Cagayan de Oro inhabitants from Laguna, Batangas, Paranaque, and Ilocos Norte.
The results were late, according to Yu, and the Philippine Genome Center announced them on January 31.
He stated that all of the Omicron variant cases had been properly immunized and had recovered.
“We did not stop even if the results were already negative. “We’re continuing contact tracking, particularly with these five patients who are here, four re-tags, and one local case,” Yu added.
“We’ve already talked to the company (where five positive cases work) for contact tracing,” says Dr. Joey Retuya, the city epidemiologist “Added he.
He also stated that after the negative result was released, one of the four re-tagged cases returned to Laguna.
To prevent the Omicron strain from spreading locally, the city government has increased its contact tracing efforts.
In Misamis Oriental, vaccination is required.
Meanwhile, 3,452 individuals from three towns in Misamis Oriental have been vaccinated by the city’s mobile vaccination team.
Currently, this city is assisting Misamis Oriental in its immunization campaign.
During the mobile vaccination in Initao town, Yu stated they documented 1,382 partially and totally vaccinated individuals, 1,754 from Manticao, and 316 from Gitagum.
Currently, the city’s Covid-19 mobile vaccination team is vaccinating inhabitants of Laguindingan town, notably those in Barangay Tubahon.
As of February 1, the local health officials had counted 513,318 completely vaccinated people or 89.35% of the city’s target population of 574,491.
According to the same office, 39,993 people have received their first dosage, while 66,817 people who have been fully vaccinated have received booster doses.
Yu also reported 305 additional Covid-19 positive cases in the city, increasing the total number of cases to 23,772, with 20,239 recovered, 2,654 active, and 879 deaths.
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