Cebu logs 383 new cases on March 18

On Thursday 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 18, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 383 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 635 new recoveries, and 6 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 42,593, while the active cases dropped to 6,265 (from 6,554).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 20,265 (+120 new)
– Total recoveries: 16,908 (+349 new)
– Total deaths: 775 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 2,582

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 5,133 (+67 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,922 (+44 new)
– Total deaths: 130 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,081

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 5,149 (+54 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,833 (+109 new)
– Total deaths: 196 (+4 new)
– Active cases: 1,120

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 12,046 (+142 new)
– Total recoveries: 10,050 (+133 new)
– Total deaths: 514 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,482

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 6,265
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 42,593 (+383 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 34,713 (+635 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,615 (+6 new*)

A total of 3,176 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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