Cebu logs 406 new cases on February 21

On Sunday 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 21, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 406 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 188 new recoveries, and 1 new death. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 33,345, while the active cases increased to 5,717 (from 5,499).

Cebu’s recovery rate is now at 78.47%.

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 16,282 (+255 new)
– Total recoveries: 12,418 (+108 new)
– Total deaths: 722 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 3,142

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 3,731 (+50 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,002 (+28 new)
– Total deaths: 116 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 613

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 3,814 (+19 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,887 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 180 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 747

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 9,518 (+82 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,860 (+52 new)
– Total deaths: 443 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,215

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,717
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 33,345 (+406 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 26,167 (+188 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,461 (+1 new*)

A total of 3,274 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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