Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno has confirmed that eight (8) more cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 have been recorded in the city bringing the total to 13. The new cases involved seven family members from Barangay Balulang who also held a birthday party and one from Barangay Canitoan. Mayor Moreno made this announcement in today’s virtual press briefing.
According to the City Health Office, all have already recovered as of July 18 but local health authorities have already conducted intensified contact tracing. The new Delta variant cases involved a 62-year old male, 57-year old female, 32-year old female, 24-year old female, 6-year old, 11-months old among others.
All 8 have also been taken to the city’s temporary treatment and monitoring facility.