The rise COVID-19 cases in entire island of Cebu is alarming. Recently, Cebu Province joined the top 5 provinces or cities in the Philippines with the most number of COVID-19 cases with Cebu City on the top spot. Cebu City has 3,987 cases while the Cebu Province has 943 based on the official data of the Department of Health (DOH) as of June 22, 2020.
Yesterday, Mandaue City recorded 71 new positive cases, higher than Cebu City’s 37 new cases. Today, Lapu-Lapu City reported more new cases than Cebu City.
On Tuesday, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Ahong Chan has reported forty-two (42) NEW confirmed COVID-19 cases for today, June 23. This brings the city’s total to 304 cases with 88 recoveries.
New cases breakdown:
- Basak – 5
- Canjulao – 6
- Gun‑ob – 8
- Ibo – 1
- Looc – 1
- Pajac – 4
- Pajo – 13
- Pusok – 2
- Mactan – 2
Sugboanons, let’s do our part. Don’t leave your homes unless necessary, practice good hygiene, get tested when advised by the local authorities, and follow the protocols.
- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Ahong Chan tests positive for COVID-19
- Cebu City placed under ECQ again; others under GCQ