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CV COVID-19 update: Active cases dwindle to 1,153 as recovery hits 88.57%

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The active case count of coronavirus disease continues to dwindle in Central Visayas as the health department reports more recoveries than new cases, at least in the last seven days. From October 4 to October 10, 2020, the Department of Health in Central Visayas declared a total of 476 recoveries from […] The post CV COVID-19 update: Active cases dwindle to 1,153 as recovery hits 88.57% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 11th, 2020

Central Visayas logs 103 new cases, recovery rate hits 89%

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas has logged 103 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, a day after the active cases in the region dipped to below 1,000. In the October 14 case bulletin issued by the health department here, DOH-7 said the 103 new cases include 55 from […] The post Central Visayas logs 103 new cases, recovery rate hits 89% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

DOH notes decreasing number of new COVID-19 cases; Pampanga tops latest daily count

The country recorded less than 2,000 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the national caseload to over 387,000.  (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) There were 1,772 new cases of COVID-19 detected in the Philippines as shown in the latest case update of the Department of Health (DOH), pushing the country’s cumulative total to 387,161. The DOH noted that only 30,876 are active cases, where 82.5 percent are mild, 10 percent are asymptomatic, 2.7 percent are severe, and 4.8 percent are in critical condition. Pampanga tallied the highest number of new cases with 154. Quezon City followed with 115 new infected residents, Laguna with 83, Baguio City with 70, and City of Manila with 69. There were 153 new patients who have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total to 348,967, which is 90.1 percent of the nationwide caseload.  However, the death toll jumped to 7,318 after 49 more fatalities were recorded.  “Eleven duplicates were removed from the total case count. Of these, three were recovered cases. Moreover, 13 cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths,” the DOH said.  In a press briefing last Monday, Nov. 2, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire noted improvements in the country’s fight against the pandemic.  “Ngayon nakikita natin yung pagbaba ng kaso (Now we are seeing a decline in cases), we are just averaging about 500 plus cases a day in the National Capital Region,” said Vergeire comparing it to previous months where the NCR had about 2,000 to 2,500 cases daily.  “When we talked about the whole country, we were averaging also before, mataas na mga kaso, pero ngayon nakikita natin, yung ating averages for our country would just be about 1,800 in a day,” she added.  Vergeire also expressed hopes that all localities in the country would be under a more lenient community quarantine level by next year.  “Our target for our milestones would be… hopefully by next year, end of first quarter lahat na ng local governments natin nasa MGCQ (modified general community quarantine) status na,” she said. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

PH COVID-19 cases climb to over 360,000

  BY ANALOU DE VERA     The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippine soared to over 360,000 after the Department of Health (DoH) detected 1,640 new cases. The country’s caseload is now at 360,775, of which 43,443 are considered active cases, the DoH said in its case update on Monday. It was reported […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Frasco reports 90 percent COVID recovery rate in Liloan town

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — With only 10 active cases of the coronavirus disease left, Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco said that her town was now enjoying a 90 percent recovery rate from the infection. “We have done this through unity and discipline, timely governmental interventions and innovations, and your cooperation,” Frasco said in a social media […] The post Frasco reports 90 percent COVID recovery rate in Liloan town appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Cebu City’s recovery rate now at 91 percent

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City is entering its eighth week under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) with its number of active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continually decreasing and its recoveries increasing. Data from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), compiled by CDN Digital, showed that the city’s recoveries from […] The post Cebu City’s recovery rate now at 91 percent appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Mandaue: No COVID cases for Oct. 16

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has recorded no new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today, October 16, 2020. That is according to the latest COVID-19 update released by the city’s Public Information Office in its Facebook page. The number of active cases has dropped from 94 on October 14 to 88 today, October […] The post Mandaue: No COVID cases for Oct. 16 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

36 Bilibid PDLs found with COVID-19 following rapid tests

Thirty-six persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa have tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after undergoing rapid tests, the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) disclosed on Friday, Oct. 16. The BuCor assured in a statement that the 36 PDLs have been brought to the COVID-19 isolation facility called Site Harry at the NBP. Aside from this, the 36 PDLs underwent confirmatory reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests to determine if they indeed have COVID-19. “If results of the confirmatory test is released, those who are positive for the Covid 19 virus will remain at Site Harry until recovery,” the BuCor said. “The rest who test negative go back to their cells,” it added. The BuCor noted that said RT-PCR tests were conducted by the BuCor Medical Team and supervised by the Department of Health (DOH). The 36 PDLs were among 200 inmates at the NBP’s Maximum Security Compound who underwent COVID-19 rapid tests last Oct. 13. “BuCor’s continuous conduct of rapid test and swab test (RT-PCR) among its PDL is proven to be effective as can be seen in the Bureau’s present covid tally showing low infection rate, low number of active cases and high recovery rate,” the bureau said......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

No new COVID-19 case recorded in Talisay City on Oct. 13

TALISAY CITY, Cebu—There were no new cases of COVID-19 logged in Talisay City on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.  In the latest bulletin posted on the city’s Public Information Office (PIO) Facebook page, the number of active cases dropped to 12 after recording three recoveries.  The recoveries have reached 869 for a recovery rate of 89 […] The post No new COVID-19 case recorded in Talisay City on Oct. 13 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

3 new cases, 2 recoveries in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Talisay City recorded three new cases and two recoveries of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on an update posted on October 13, 2020. The Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) revealed in the post that as of October 12, 2020, the active cases in the city remained at 15 out of the […] The post 3 new cases, 2 recoveries in Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2020

Philippines adds 17,057 recoveries as COVID-19 caseload hits 339,341

The weekly influx of coronavirus recoveries is part of the department’s Oplan Recovery program, which mild and asymptomatic cases as recoveries following the set criteria from the World Health Organization. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Minglanilla’s active cases down to 10

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The number of patients still actively infected with the new coronavirus disease in Minglanilla town of southern Cebu has dropped to just 10. This after the local government unit of Minglanilla, in a post on their official Facebook page, reported one new recovery and no new case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […] The post Minglanilla’s active cases down to 10 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Active COVID-19 cases in Central Visayas reach 1.7K

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The number of active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Central Visayas has risen to over 1,700 as of Sunday, September 27, 2020, according to the case update of the health department here. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported an additional 52 new cases of COVID-19 in […] The post Active COVID-19 cases in Central Visayas reach 1.7K appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Talisay City COVID update: 3 new cases reported on Sept. 17

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City reported on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that it had three new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, raising the total number of active cases to 42. In a late-night post, the Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) revealed that the three cases were from Barangays Dumlog, Lagtang, and Candulawan. The […] The post Talisay City COVID update: 3 new cases reported on Sept. 17 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2020

Mandaue logs 17 new cases, 10 recoveries in lates COVID-19 update

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seventeen new cases were added to Mandaue City’s tally of coronavirus disease cases based on the city’s latest report released on Wednesday night, September 9, 2020. The development raises the city’s count of active cases to 188. In the city’s latest COVID-19 update, the new cases in the city are from […] The post Mandaue logs 17 new cases, 10 recoveries in lates COVID-19 update appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Mandaue active cases at 181; recovery rate at 86%

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of active coronavirus disease cases in Mandaue City was down to 181 as of Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The city on Tuesday reported three new COVID-19 infections and six new patients who have recovered from the illness. Among the new cases are two community infections from Barangays Looc and […] The post Mandaue active cases at 181; recovery rate at 86% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

More recoveries in Talisay City in latest COVID-19 update

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City recorded only one new case of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 10 recoveries  on September 8, 2020. The Talisay City Public Information posted on Tuesday afternoon that more recoveries have been recorded, raising the total number of recoveries to 764. With this development, the number of active cases […] The post More recoveries in Talisay City in latest COVID-19 update appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Bataan logs 25 new COVID-19 cases

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – A total of 25 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections have been reported in Bataan, increasing its total tally to 799. Citing the latest report of the Provincial Health Office, Governor Albert Garcia said on Friday that of the 25 cases, 23 were from Mariveles, which is home to the province’s freeport area that has placed some multi-national companies under lockdown. Mariveles’ municipal government has ordered the lockdown of some villages. The Balanga City public market has also been under lockdown for disinfection, but will reopen on Sunday morning.  Garcia said among the new cases were a six-year-old boy from Mariveles and six senior citizens. Five were from Mariveles – a 64-year-old, a 72-year-old, and a 64-year-old health worker, all women; and a 60-year-old and a 66-year-old, both men – and a 78-year-old woman from Pilar.  Some 17 other new cases were also from Mariveles and one from this city. Garcia said contact tracing showed that 16 of the 25 cases had close contact with those who earlier tested positive for the virus. The number of those who have recovered, meanwhile, rose to 499 with the recovery of 17 patients – eight came from Abucay, five from Limay, and one each from this city, Orion, Morong, and Mariveles. There remain 284 active cases while the number of deaths stood at 16. Of the 12,835 who have undertaken Covid-19 tests, 11,851 have tested negative for the virus while 185 were still waiting for the results of their tests, the PHO said. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 29th, 2020

Mandaue City active cases down to 554 with 43 new recoveries, 11 new cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City recorded another high in its COVID-19 recoveries with 43 newly recovered patients logged on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. The new recoveries raise the city’s total recovery count to 1,330, bringing down its active case count to 554 despite logging 11 new infections for the day. Mandaue City’s newly recovered […] The post Mandaue City active cases down to 554 with 43 new recoveries, 11 new cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2020

Mandaue City records high recovery rate for COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) -- Mandaue City has logged a high recovery rate for its COVID-19 cases with 1,121 recoveries, which is higher compared to its 719 active cases.During the Laging Handa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Mandaue City records high recovery rate for COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) -- Mandaue City has logged a high recovery rate for its COVID-19 cases with 1,121 recoveries, which is higher compared to its 719 active cases.During the Laging Handa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 7th, 2020