Cebu logs 670 new cases on August 8

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 August 8, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 670 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 381 new recoveries, and 34 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 73,764, while the active cases increased to 11,073 (from 10,834).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 31,930 (+200 new)
– Total recoveries: 27,303 (+138 new)
– Total deaths: 987 (+9 new)
– Active cases: 3,640

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 9,517 (+68 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,751 (+91 new)
– Total deaths: 229 (+4 new)
– Active cases: 1,537

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 8,891 (+55 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,176 (+24 new)
– Total deaths: 266 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1,449

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 23,426 (+347 new)
– Total recoveries: 17,976 (+128 new)
– Total deaths: 1,003 (+20 new)
– Active cases: 4,447

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 11,073 (from 10,834)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 73,764 (+670 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 60,206 (+381 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,485 (+34 new*)

A total of 3,345 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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