Cebu logs 1,160 new cases on August 6

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 6, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 1,160 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 418 new recoveries, and 29 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 71,940, while the active cases increased to 9,999 (from 9,283).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 31,377 (+329 new)
– Total recoveries: 27,061 (+181 new)
– Total deaths: 972 (+6 new)
– Active cases: 3,344

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 9,270 (+136 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,596 (+70 new)
– Total deaths: 205 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,469

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 8,740 (+198 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,105 (+13 new)
– Total deaths: 260 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 1,375

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 22,553 (+497 new)
– Total recoveries: 17,774 (+154 new)
– Total deaths: 968 (+18 new)
– Active cases: 3,811

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 9,999 (from 9,283)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 71,940 (+1,160 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 59,536 (+418 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,405 (+29 new*)

A total of 5,589 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):



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