Cebu logs 55 new cases on May 16

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 May 16, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 55 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 43 new recoveries, and 3 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 51,903, while the active cases increased to 1,575 (from 1,566).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 23,893 (+22 new)
– Total recoveries: 22,498 (+30 new)
– Total deaths: 859 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 536

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 6,336 (+7 new)
– Total recoveries: 5,928 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 166 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 242

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 6,499 (+8 new)
– Total recoveries: 6,055 (+10 new)
– Total deaths: 218 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 226

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 15,175 (+18 new)
– Total recoveries: 13,919 (+3 new)
– Total deaths: 685 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 571

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 1,575
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 51,903 (+55 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 48,400 (+43 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,928 (+3 new*)

A total of 1,991 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):



Ram Mancelitahttps://sugbo.ph
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