CDO records 28th case of coronavirus


Health authorities in Cagayan de Oro City reported one new case for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, June 25.

According to the consolidated report from the Department of Health Region-10 (DOH-10), state-run hospital Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), and the City Health Office (CHO) said that the new case is a 22-year-old male locally stranded individual from Cebu City. Residing in Barangay Bulua, the asymptomatic patient arrived in the city on June 14 and was immediately sent to one of the city isolation units.

City Epidemiologist Dr. Joselito Retuya said that the 28th case underwent swab testing on June 20, and the result yielded positive via RT-PCR testing on Wednesday, June 24.

Meanwhile, NMMC Liason Officer Dr. Bernard Julius Rocha announced that, as of today, the last active COVID-19 patient admitted to the hospital was discharged. This marks the first time, since the outbreak began, zero coronavirus admittance at the region’s main infectious diseases facility.

As of Thursday, CDO has 13 active COVID-19 cases, six deaths, and nine recoveries.


—(Source: CDO City Information Office)

For returning overseas Filipino workers and locally stranded individuals, you may contact the following hotline numbers from Monday to Sunday 8 AM to 9 PM:

  • 0919-068-9770
  • 0953-360-5463
  • 0965-830-7178

You can also reach out via email at or message them on Facebook at The City will also host an FB Live Support for LSIs every 10 AM to 11 AM or 3 PM to 4 PM.

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