Cebu logs 311 new cases on March 23

On Tuesday 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 23, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 311 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 773 new recoveries, and 26 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 44,033, while the active cases dropped to 5,662 (from 6,147).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 20,836 (+121 new)
– Total recoveries: 18,091 (+617 new)
– Total deaths: 797 (+18 new)
– Active cases: 1,948

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 5,388 (+46 new)
– Total recoveries: 4,101 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 132 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1,101

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 5,334 (+59 new)
– Total recoveries: 4,107 (+65 new)
– Total deaths: 197 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,084

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 12,475 (+85 new)
– Total recoveries: 10,416 (+91 new)
– Total deaths: 530 (+7 new)
– Active cases: 1,529

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,662
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 44,033 (+311 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 36,715 (+773 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,656 (+26 new*)

A total of 3,133 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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