Cebu logs 978 new cases on August 19

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 19, 2021.

Today, the whole island of Cebu — Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, and the Cebu Province — recorded 978 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 577 new recoveries, and 13 new deaths. This brings Cebu’s total confirmed cases to 83,601, while the active cases increased to 13,605 (from 13,211).

Breakdown of cases:

Cebu City
– Total confirmed: 35,231 (+274 new)
– Total recoveries: 29,454 (+56 new)
– Total deaths: 1,088 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 4,689

Lapu-Lapu City
– Total confirmed: 10,890 (+106 new)
– Total recoveries: 8,879 (+127 new)
– Total deaths: 287 (+1 new)
– Active cases: 1,724

Mandaue City
– Total confirmed: 9,911 (+131 new)
– Total recoveries: 7,722 (+0 new)
– Total deaths: 293 (+3 new)
– Active cases: 1,896

Cebu Province
– Total confirmed: 27,569 (+467 new)
– Total recoveries: 20,984 (+394 new)
– Total deaths: 1,289 (+6 new)
– Active cases: 5,296

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Cebu:

  • Total Active Cases in Cebu: 13,605 (from 13,211)
  • Total Confirmed Cases in Cebu: 83,601 (+978 new)
  • Total Recoveries in Cebu: 67,039 (+577 new)
  • Total Deaths in Cebu: 2,957 (+13 new*)

A total of 4,483 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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