Cebu logs 423 new cases, 389 recoveries on February 23

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 February 23, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 423 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 389 new recoveries, and 4 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 34,145, while the active cases increased to 5,822 (from 5,794).

Cebu’s recovery rate is now at 78.64%.

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 16,672 (+210 new)
– Total recoveries: 12,795 (+231 new)
– Total deaths: 726 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 3,151

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 3,832 (+40 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,070 (+69 new)
– Total deaths: 118 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 644

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 3,897 (+45 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,959 (+21 new)
– Total deaths: 181 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 757

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 9,744 (+128 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,028 (+68 new)
– Total deaths: 446 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1,270

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,822
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 34,145 (+423 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 26,852 (+389 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,471 (+4 new*)

A total of 3,260 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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