Cebu logs 733 new cases on August 26

On Thursday 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 26, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 733 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 948 new recoveries, and 68 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 89,166, while the active cases dropped to 13,548 (from 13,827).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 36,957 (+230 new)
– Total recoveries: 31,350 (+368 new)
– Total deaths: 1,133 (+7 new)
– Active cases: 4,474

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 11,607 (+76 new)
– Total recoveries: 9,778 (+132 new)
– Total deaths: 306 (+6 new)
– Active cases: 1,523

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 10,497 (+72 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,229 (+76 new)
– Total deaths: 302 (+2 new)
– Active cases: 1,966

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 30,105 (+355 new)
– Total recoveries: 23,046 (+372 new)
– Total deaths: 1,474 (+53 new)
– Active cases: 5,585

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 13,548 (from 13,827)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 89,166 (+733 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 72,403 (+948 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 3,215 (+68 new*)

A total of 3,678 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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