556 covid 19 recoveries

556 covid   19 recoveries

out of 679 infected cases

By Letty M.  Militante

City Health Officer Dr.Dulce Amor Miravite said that 656 out of the 679 infected Covid 19 frontliners workers have recovered as of January 11,2021 in this city .

Based on records, Of the total frontline workers infected with the coronavirus disease, 362 are uniformed men, 43 are local government unit employees while 229 are health care workers among other groups. 

Miravite said that for  uniformed men, 350 have already recovered but 11 are active cases. 218 of the health care workers affected with the disease have recovered and 10 are active cases while 39 of the LGU workers COVID-infected have recovered while 3 remain active cases. 

She  said adjustments are being made in terms of assignment of personnel manning LGU-operated isolation facilities following the end of contract of some contract workers assigned in the facilities. 

According to Miravite, there is still  man power and the City Government is doing everything possible to make sure that the needed services with the needed number of staff are provided in the different isolation facilities. 

Miravite also said that most of those who succumbed to the coronavirus disease have manifested critical or severe symptoms as they had existing medical conditions that complicate the outcome of the infection. (Letty M.Militante )

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