Cebu logs 72 new cases on January 17

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 January 17, 2020.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 72 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, no new recoveries, and 1 new death. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 24,306, while the active cases have increased to 1,148 (from 1,077).

Cebu’s recovery rate is now at 89.50%.

Breakdown of cases:

📍 Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 11,433 (+44 new)
– Total recoveries: 10,120 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 700 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 613

📍 Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 2,737 (+3 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,541 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 112 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 84

📍 Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 2,805 (+9 new)
– Total recoveries: 2,524 (+5 new)
– Total deaths: 172 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 109

📍 Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 7,331 (+16 new)
– Total recoveries: 6,570 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 419 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 342

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 1,148
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 24,306 (+72 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 21,755 (+0 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 1,403 (+1 new*)

A total of 2,420 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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