Dgte CHO: 62 PUMS return home; 213 remain sans symptoms of ILI
DUMAGUETE CITY, July 3 (PIA) — City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah Talla reported that 62 Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) were released on July 1 after they completed the mandatory 14-day quarantine in the different isolation facilities without showing any signs and symptoms of Influenza Like Illness or ILI.
At present, none of the remaining 213 PUMs composed of 12 OFWs, 175 Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs), and 26 other returning residents examined by City Health Workers have shown symptoms of ILI as well.
Ninety PUMs are currently in designated hotel facilities, 81 are in the community isolation centers, while 42 are in the barangay isolation facilities or under home quarantine, said Talla.
For now, the city has 13 new PUMs subjected to quarantine: three OFWs from Barbados, Korea and Thailand; nine LSIs from Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, Manila, Cavite, and Zamboanga Del Sur; and one newly discharged hospital patient with negative RT-PCR swab test result. (jct/PIA7 Negros Oriental)