Cebu logs 82 COVID deaths in one day

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 16, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 713 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 520 new recoveries, and 82 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 80,904, while the active cases increased to 12,750 (from 12,619).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 34,268 (+200 new)
– Total recoveries: 29,114 (+173 new)
– Total deaths: 1,055 (+24 new)
– Active cases: 4,099

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 10,550 (+115 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,555 (+111 new)
– Total deaths: 264 (+20 new)
– Active cases: 1,731

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 9,638 (+47 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,600 (+37 new)
– Total deaths: 279 (+5 new)
– Active cases: 1,759

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 26,448 (+351 new)
– Total recoveries: 20,062 (+199 new)
– Total deaths: 1,225 (+33 new)
– Active cases: 5,161

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 12,750 (from 12,619)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 80,904 (+713 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 65,331 (+520 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,823 (+82 new*)

A total of 2,620 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
"Experiencing Cebu one post at a time."

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