Cebu logs 868 new cases on August 15

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 August 15, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 868 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 449 new recoveries, and 10 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 80,192, while the active cases increased to 12,619 (from 12,205).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 34,069 (+319 new)
– Total recoveries: 28,947 (+178 new)
– Total deaths: 1,032 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 4,090

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 10,435 (+108 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,454 (+67 new)
– Total deaths: 245 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1,736

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 9,591 (+71 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,564 (+60 new)
– Total deaths: 274 (+0 new)
– Active cases: 1,753

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 26,097 (+370 new)
– Total recoveries: 19,865 (+144 new)
– Total deaths: 1,192 (+6 new)
– Active cases: 5,040

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 12,619 (from 12,205)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 80,192 (+868 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 64,830 (+449 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,743 (+10 new*)

A total of 3,351 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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