On Monday night, the Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH-7) released its official, consolidated data of the COVID-19 cases in the region as of May 17, 2021.
Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 29 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 129 new recoveries, and 2 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 51,929, while the active cases dropped to 1,469 (from 1,575).
Breakdown of cases:
– Total confirmed: 23,903 (+10 new)
– Total recoveries: 22,526 (+28 new)
– Total deaths: 859 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 518
– Total confirmed: 6,335 (+0 new)
– Total recoveries: 5,928 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 166 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 241
– Total confirmed: 6,509 (+11 new)
– Total recoveries: 6,071 (+16 new)
– Total deaths: 218 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 220
– Total confirmed: 15,182 (+8 new)
– Total recoveries: 14,004 (+85 new)
– Total deaths: 688 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 490
Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:
- Total Active Cases in Cebu: 1,469
- Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 51,929 (+29 new)
- Total Recoveries in Cebu: 48,529 (+129 new)
- Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,931 (+2 new*)
A total of 1,422 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.
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