Cebu logs 654 new cases on August 23

On Monday 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 23, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 654 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 987 new recoveries, and 53 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 86,890, while the active cases dropped to 13,932 (from 14,310).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 36,275 (+206 new)
– Total recoveries: 30,500 (+294 new)
– Total deaths: 1,111 (+12 new)
– Active cases: 4,664

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 11,318 (+132 new)
– Total recoveries: 9,459 (+220 new)
– Total deaths: 295 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,564

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 10,258 (+114 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,024 (+29 new)
– Total deaths: 299 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 1,935

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 29,039 (+202 new)
– Total recoveries: 21,902 (+444 new)
– Total deaths: 1,368 (+36 new)
– Active cases: 5,769

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 13,932 (from 14,310)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 86,890 (+654 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 69,885 (+987 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 3,073 (+53 new*)

A total of 2,971 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
"Experiencing Cebu one post at a time."

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