BACOLOD CITY – A total of 5,644 patients in Negros Occidental have fully recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from March 27 to December 15, the latest cumulative report released by the provincial government on Wednesday afternoon showed.
The number represents about 91 percent of the 6,203 total confirmed cases in the province, which also included 369 active cases and 190 deaths.
The tally, covering the 19 municipalities and 12 cities of Negros Occidental, was provided by Provincial Incident Management Team on Covid-19 and the Provincial Health Office.
Of the province’s 6,203 confirmed cases, 4,580 were listed as domestic cases.
There were 914 locally stranded individuals (LSIs); 294 front-liners; 274 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs); 77 authorized persons outside residence (APOR); 62 pending classification; and two listed in other provinces but tagged in Negros Occidental.
Most of the OFWs who returned to the province in the past nine months were from Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Korea, Qatar, Singapore, and the United States.
Among the LSIs and APORs, majority received by Negros Occidental were from Manila, which totaled 413, and Cebu, 166.
The confirmed cases included 3,165 males and 3,038 females while the highest number of cases was in the 22 to 45 age bracket, totaling 3,177.
Some 4,278 were listed as asymptomatic while 1,478 were symptomatic. The status of 438 was considered as pending. (PNA)