Cebu logs 295 new cases on March 20

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

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 295 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 356 new recoveries, and 2 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 43,252, while the active cases decreased to 6,160 (from 6,221).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 20,512 (+87 new)
– Total recoveries: 17,329 (+261 new)
– Total deaths: 778 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 2,405

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 5,239 (+36 new)
– Total recoveries: 4,000 (+28 new)
– Total deaths: 130 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,109

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 5,261 (+71 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,930 (+6 new)
– Total deaths: 197 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,134

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 12,240 (+101 new)
– Total recoveries: 10,209 (+61 new)
– Total deaths: 519 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,512

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 6,160
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 43,252 (+295 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 35,468 (+356 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,624 (+2 new*)

A total of 3,125 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
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