Cebu logs 471 new cases on February 20

On Saturday 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 20, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 471 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 217 new recoveries, and no new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 32,939, while the active cases surged to 5,499 (from 5,244).

Cebu’s recovery rate is now at 78.87%.

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 16,027 (+251 new)
– Total recoveries: 12,311 (+154 new)
– Total deaths: 721 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 2,995

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 3,681 (+56 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,974 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 116 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 591

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 3,795 (+54 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,887 (+1 new)
– Total deaths: 180 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 728

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 9,436 (+110 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,808 (+62 new)
– Total deaths: 443 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,185

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 5,499
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 32,939 (+471 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 25,980 (+217 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,460 (+0 new*)

A total of 3,189 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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