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Cebu logs 433 new cases on February 24

On Wednesday 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 24, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 433 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 323 new recoveries, and 12 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 34,145, while the active cases increased to 5,922 (from 5,822).

Cebu’s recovery rate is now at 79.58%.

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 16,904 (+234 new)
– Total recoveries: 13,057 (+263 new)
– Total deaths: 727 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 3,120

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 3,920 (+40 new)
– Total recoveries: 3,070 (+69 new)
– Total deaths: 118 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 720

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 3,932 (+34 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,976 (+17 new)
– Total deaths: 182 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 774

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 9,821 (+76 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,058 (+31 new)
– Total deaths: 455 (+9 new)
– Active cases: 1,308

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,922
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 34,145 (+443 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 27,171 (+323 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,484 (+12 new*)

A total of 3,230 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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