Cebu logs 568 new cases on August 17

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 August 17, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 568 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 391 new recoveries, and 52 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 81,472, while the active cases increased to 12,882 (from 12,750).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 34,540 (+272 new)
– Total recoveries: 29,194 (+83 new)
– Total deaths: 1,072 (+17 new)
– Active cases: 4,274

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 10,615 (+65 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,687 (+136 new)
– Total deaths: 271 (+7 new)
– Active cases: 1,657

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 9,684 (+46 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,628 (+28 new)
– Total deaths: 286 (+7 new)
– Active cases: 1,770

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 26,633 (+185 new)
– Total recoveries: 20,206 (+144 new)
– Total deaths: 1,246 (+21 new)
– Active cases: 5,181

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 12,882 (from 12,750)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 81,472 (+568 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 65,715 (+391 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,875 (+52 new*)

A total of 3,439 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 Mancelita
Ram Mancelitahttps://sugbo.ph
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