The Tagum City Covid-19 Task Force reported four new confirmed infections on Wednesday bringing its total cases to 107.
The city government said in a Facebook post that the new cases had a history of exposure to a known Covid-19 case. All of them are asymptomatic are currently admitted at Tagum City Infectious Diseases Isolation Facility. Two of the new cases, a 48 year old male and a 68 year old female, are residents of Brgy. Madaum, while the remaining cases involved a 64 year old female from Brgy. Magugpo East and a 24 year old female from Brgy. Magugpo South.
The following are considered suspect cases after they manifested symptoms and are currently admitted at Davao Regional Medical Center:
- From Brgy. Apokon, 31 years old, male
- From Brgy. Cuambogan, 75 years old, male. He was exposed to his son-in-law who has a travel history in Tagum City Public Market
- From Brgy. Visayan Village, 1 month old, female who was exposed to her grandmother who has a travel history in Tagum City Public Market.
The city government locked down the public market after a fish vendor/stall owner tested positive for Covid-19.
In a bit of good news, the city government confirmed two confirmed cases recovering. Both patients are aged 53 years old, the female patient is a resident of Brgy. Mankilam and the male patient is a resident of Brgy. Visayan Village.
Three suspect cases were also discharged involving a 52 year old male and a 41 year old female, both from Brgy. La Filipina and an 81 year old male from Brgy. Mankilam.
Tagum City, the capital of Davao del Norte Province, has 23 active cases. Rommel F. Lopez