Cebu logs 327 new cases on March 24

On Wednesday 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 24, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 327 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 305 new recoveries, and 8 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 44,359, while the active cases increased to 5,673 (from 5,662).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 20,945 (+111 new)
– Total recoveries: 18,215 (+124 new)
– Total deaths: 799 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,931

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 5,399 (+65 new)
– Total recoveries: 4,137 (+36 new)
– Total deaths: 132 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,130

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 5,429 (+41 new)
– Total recoveries: 4,166 (+59 new)
– Total deaths: 197 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,066

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 12,586 (+110 new)
– Total recoveries: 10,502 (+86 new)
– Total deaths: 538 (+6 new)
– Active cases: 1,546

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,673
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 44,359 (+327 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 37,020 (+305 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,666 (+8 new*)

A total of 2,983 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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