Cebu logs 284 new cases on September 17

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 September 17, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 284 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 544 new recoveries, and 60 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 98,985, while the active cases increased to 8,347 (from 8,660).

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 39,806 (85 new)
– Total recoveries: 35,622 (+106 new)
– Total deaths: 1,261 (+7 new)
– Active cases: 2,923

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 13,015 (+33 new)
– Total recoveries: 11,466 (+75 new)
– Total deaths: 347 (+15 new)
– Active cases: 1,202

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 11,638 (+23 new)
– Total recoveries: 10,373 (+158 new)
– Total deaths: 350 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1951

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 34,526 (+143 new)
– Total recoveries: 29,181 (+205 new)
– Total deaths: 2,038 (+37 new)
– Active cases: 3,307

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 8,347 (from 8,660)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 98,985 (+284 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 86,642 (+544 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 3,996 (+60 new*)

A total of 4,616 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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Ram Mancelitahttps://sugbo.ph
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