Cebu logs 398 new cases on February 19

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

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 398 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 291 new recoveries, and 2 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 32,468, while the active cases surged to 5,244 (from 5,124).

Cebu’s recovery rate is now at 79.35%.

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 15,776 (+192 new)
– Total recoveries: 12,158 (+157 new)
– Total deaths: 721 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 2,897

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 3,625 (+53 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,974 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 116 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 535

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 3,741 (+61 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,886 (+49 new)
– Total deaths: 180 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 675

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 9,326 (+92 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,746 (+85 new)
– Total deaths: 443 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,137

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,244
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 32,468 (+398 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 25,764 (+291 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,460 (+2 new*)

A total of 3,160 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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