Oro cases near 6K as City Health logs 143 new infections over the weekend


Cagayan de Oro City reported 143 new confirmed cases for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, May 17, 2021.

BREAKDOWN: On May 15, the city logged 55 new confirmed cases, of which 23 local cases with links, 16 local APORs, 2 APOR cases with links, 13 local index cases, and one death. Meanwhile, on May 16, the city has recorded 88 new confirmed cases, of which 33 local cases with links, 16 local APORs, 2 APOR cases with links, 36 local index cases, and one death.

With this, the city has a total cumulative of 5,430 COVID-19 cases.

Out of the total cumulative, 893 are active cases, 223 are currently admitted at Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and 670 outpatients staying at the Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility (TTMF).

Dr. Nery also announced 121 new recoveries and five deaths, bringing the total recovery and death cases to 4,771 and 249 respectively.

Watch the full press briefing here:

For ROFs/LSIs, please contact either of the following hotline numbers to notify your arrival 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 oca.cagayandeoro@gmail.com or message them on Facebook at fb.com/OCA.CdeO. The City will also host an FB Live Support for LSIs every 10 AM to 11 AM or 3 PM to 4 PM. For Barangay Health Emergency Response Team (BHERTS) numbers, check them out here.

Avail the NMMC Teleconsulta services for your medical concerns and consultations. Call them at any of the following numbers below from Mondays to Fridays (except holidays) between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


  • 0910 620 1319
  • 0910 620 0903
  • 0910 620 1076


  • 0977 244 0487
  • 0977 244 0490
  • 0953 358 3000

JRBGH e-Konsulta numbers available from Mondays to Fridays (except holidays) between 9 AM to 3 PM:


  • 0926-063-6242
  • 0953-359-4762 (viber)

—(SourceCity Information Office)

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Blayce helped launch WhatALife! Blog in late May 2019, publishing trendy lifestyle and entertainment articles, local and international news reports, as well as inspiring feature stories of successful individuals hailing from Cagayan de Oro City. A jack-of-all-trades, she is a part-time gamer, occasional guitar player, and a zombie-genre fanatic.

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