Cebu logs 496 new cases on July 17

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 July 17, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 496 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 91 new recoveries, and 1 new death. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 59,865, while the active cases increased to 3,466 (from 3,060).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 27,186 (+196 new)
– Total recoveries: 24,906 (+45 new)
– Total deaths: 891 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,389

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 7,505 (+78 new)
– Total recoveries: 6,755 (+10 new)
– Total deaths: 175 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 575

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 7,347 (+61 new)
– Total recoveries: 6,680 (+9 new)
– Total deaths: 234 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 433

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 17,827 (+161 new)
– Total recoveries: 15,974 (+27 new)
– Total deaths: 784 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1,069

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 3,466 (from 3,060)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 59,865 (+496 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 54,315 (+91 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,084 (+1 new*)

A total of 5,134 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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