Cebu logs 738 new cases on August 5

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 5, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 738 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 423 new recoveries, and 30 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 70,780, while the active cases increased to 9,283 (from 9,008).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 31,048 (+217 new)
– Total recoveries: 26,881 (+96 new)
– Total deaths: 966 (+6 new)
– Active cases: 3,201

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 9,134 (+130 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,526 (+33 new)
– Total deaths: 203 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 1,405

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 8,542 (+37 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,092 (+38 new)
– Total deaths: 258 (+4 new)
– Active cases: 1,192

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 22,056 (+354 new)
– Total recoveries: 17,620 (+256 new)
– Total deaths: 951 (+17 new)
– Active cases: 3,485

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 9,283 (from 9,008)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 70,780 (+738 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 59,119 (+423 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,378 (+30 new*)

A total of 3,859 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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