Cebu logs 363 new cases on March 9

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 9, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 363 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 832 new recoveries, and 8 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 39,265, while the active cases dropped to 6,105 (from 6,580).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 18,939 (+192 new)
– Total recoveries: 15,359 (+635 new)
– Total deaths: 763 (+4 new)
– Active cases: 2,817

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 4,614 (+22 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,504 (+35 new)
– Total deaths: 125 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 985

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 4,665 (+52 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,438 (+46 new)
– Total deaths: 189 (+2new)
– Active cases: 1,038

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 11,047 (+97 new)
– Total recoveries: 9,296 (+116 new)
– Total deaths: 486 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,265

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 6,105
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 39,265 (+363 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 31,597 (+832 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,563 (+8 new*)

A total of 3,528 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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