Cebu logs 1,027 new cases on August 20

On Friday night, the Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH-7) released its official, consolidated data of the COVID-19 cases in the region as of August 20, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 1,027 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 443 new recoveries, and 32 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 84,628, while the active cases increased to 13,999 (from 13,605).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 35,551 (+320 new)
– Total recoveries: 29,614 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 1,092 (+4 new)
– Active cases: 4,845

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 11,036 (+146 new)
– Total recoveries: 9,030 (+153 new)
– Total deaths: 289 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,717

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 10,015 (+104 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,828 (+106 new)
– Total deaths: 295 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,892

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 28,026 (+457 new)
– Total recoveries: 21,168 (+184 new)
– Total deaths: 1,313 (+24 new)
– Active cases: 5,545

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 13,999 (from 13,605)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 84,628 (+1,027 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 67,640 (+443 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,989 (+32 new*)

A total of 4,664 laboratory results were released for today.

NOTES from DOH-7:

  • *As per DOH-7, the additional deaths in the report are not due to the overnight spike in deaths but due to more accurate data collection and validating efforts. Not all of those deaths occurred today but occurred more than a week ago.
  • Reports maybe subject to change as these claims undergo thorough validation by the local healthcare offices and health personnel.

DOH-7 Full Report (Central Visayas):



Ram Mancelita
Ram Mancelitahttps://sugbo.ph
"Experiencing Cebu one post at a time."

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