Cebu logs 831 new cases on July 29

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 July 29, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 831 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 168 new recoveries, and 13 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 65,901, while the active cases increased to 7,078 (from 6,421).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 29,428 (+286 new)
– Total recoveries: 25,990 (+114 new)
– Total deaths: 911 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 2,527

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 8,027 (+159 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,008 (+3 new)
– Total deaths: 183 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,239

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 8,430 (+96 new)
– Total recoveries: 6,896 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 243 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 888

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 20,016 (+290 new)
– Total recoveries: 16,741 (+51 new)
– Total deaths: 851 (+11 new)
– Active cases: 2,424

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 7,078 (from 6,421)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 65,901 (+831 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 56,635 (+168 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,188 (+13 new*)

A total of 5,112 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):

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