Health authorities in Cagayan de Oro City have traced 181 individuals to have close contact with the 21-year old Covid-19 positive patient, the 4th confirmed case in the city. These included 91 healthcare workers at Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), another 40 healthcare workers at the private hospital where the patient was also referred, 35 rescuers both from the CDRRMC and Brgy. Lumbia rescue team, 15 family friends, visitors and co-passengers of the patient in the van accident last April 19.
Accordingly, swab tests were already taken on 52 of the 91 healthcare workers at NMMC, 7 doctors at the private hospital and all trans-in patients at the Surgical ICU of NMMC. Samples were already sent to SPMC in Davao. Watch today’s briefing by Dr. Retuya below.