Three new confirmed cases were recorded in Cagayan de Oro City while a 7-month pregnant new arrival in Misamis Occidental tested positive of Covid-19 today, June 18, 2020. All 3 new cases in CDO were categorized as returning OFW/locally stranded individual (LSI). More details will likely be released in tomorrow’s press briefing.
Meanwhile, the new positive case in Misamis Occidental is an LSI from Cebu City and was bound for Sinacaban town but tested positive via rapid test upon her arrival and eventually tested positive via confirmatory swab test. She is now at the provincial quarantine facility.
Based on the latest Regional COVID-19 Briefer #132 as of 3:00pm of June 18, 2020, of the 1,399 suspect cases, 1,306 were alive. 1,095 were RT-PCR Negative. All 93 suspect case deaths were RT-PCR Negative. 20 of the 60 confirmed cases have recovered. Meanwhile, no new probable case was recorded. Further, of the 29 ROF/LSI cases recorded, 3 were in Misamis Oriental, 9 in Misamis Occidental, 6 in Bukidnon, 3 in Lanao del Norte, 5 in Cagayan de Oro City and 3 in Iligan City.