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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: philippinetimes philippinetimesAug 7th, 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

Muntinlupa City records 95.83% recovery rate, 20 days doubling time

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 12 (PIA) --The City of Muntinlupa recorded a 95.83% recovery rate, an all-time high since the beginning of the pandemic, and improving doubling time at almost 20 days over the pas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 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

Mandaue City recovery rate now at 89%

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Mandaue City’s recovery rate is now at 89 percent as the city’s total recoveries near 2,100. The Mandaue City Public Information Office on Saturday reported two new recoveries and one new case of the viral infection. According to the city’s COVID-19 bulletin for October 10, the new infection is from the community […] The post Mandaue City recovery rate now at 89% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 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

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 records 1 new case, 1 recovery on June 6

  CEBU CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City has recorded one new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case and one COVID-19 recovery on Saturday evening, June 6, 2020. According to the Mandaue City public information office (PIO), the new COVID-19 positive patient is MC307,  a 47-year-old man and a resident of Kalubihan, Barangay Tabok, Mandaue City. This patient […] The post Mandaue records 1 new case, 1 recovery on June 6 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

Muntinlupa City records highest COVID-19 recovery rate in NCR

QUEZON CITY, May 18 (PIA) -Muntinlupa has recorded the highest COVID-19 recovery rate in Metro Manila.City Health Officer Dra. Tet Tuliao reports that Muntinlupa's recovery rate at 56.85% as.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2020

Bogo left with 1 active case; 2 recoveries logged on Nov. 11

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Bogo City in northern Cebu is just a few steps away from achieving a COVID-free status. The city government reported this Wednesday morning, November 11, 2020, that they are now left with only one remaining active case following the recovery of two more of their patients. An advisory that was posted […] The post Bogo left with 1 active case; 2 recoveries logged on Nov. 11 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2020

Mandaue’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops, no new cases reported

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Mandaue City now has a 2.63 positivity rate of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes revealed that from October 1 to 15, a total of 2,272 swab samples were tested with only 62 individuals positive for the pneumonia-inducing disease. This translates to a […] The post Mandaue’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops, no new cases reported appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Millions more face English virus restrictions as cases spiral

Millions more people in northern England face stricter coronavirus rules next week, officials said Friday, as reports suggested the government is considering a nationwide lockdown. A digital display shows NHS health advice on the coronavirus in Leeds on October 30, 2020. – West Yorkshire is to be placed under tier three Covid restrictions from November 2, 2020, the strictest level of rules. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP) From Monday, nearly 2.4 million residents in five districts of West Yorkshire, including in the city of Leeds, will be barred from socialising with other households indoors. Pubs and bars not serving “substantial meals” must close, alongside casinos and betting shops, while people have also been told to avoid unnecessary travel. The Department of Health said the measures were needed as infection rates in West Yorkshire were among the highest in the country and rising rapidly. The Times reported Friday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was considering a return to a national lockdown to battle the surge. Johnson was expected to hold a press conference on Monday to announce new restrictions, which would close everything except “essential shops”, schools and universities, the paper said, quoting a government source. In its weekly study of Covid-19 prevalence, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the number of people with the virus had increased to around one in 100 nationwide. “There has been growth in all age groups over the past two weeks; older teenagers and young adults continue to have the highest current rates while rates appear to be steeply increasing among secondary school children,” it said. The country’s official science advisory panel warned in a report published Friday that the virus was spreading “significantly” faster and that hospitalisations were rising at a higher rate through England than its predicted “worst-case” scenario drawn up in July. The report said that in mid-October, shortly before new local rules were introduced, around four times as many people were catching Covid than anticipated in the July report. That study warned that 85,000 more people could die during the winter wave. West Yorkshire’s imminent restrictions are the latest step in the UK government’s localised response to the surging transmission, which has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks. More than 11 million people — about a fifth of England’s population — will be under the tightest measures from next week. Most of the areas in the “very high” category of the government’s three-tier Covid alert system are in northern and central parts of the country. Nottingham became the latest city to enter the highest tier Friday. On Thursday night, young people took to the streets in fancy dress and drank in large groups before a ban on alcohol sales in shops came into force at 2100 GMT. – ‘Targeted’ – The pandemic has hit Britain harder than any other country in Europe, with more than 45,000 people having died within 28 days of testing positive. Case rates are spiralling again after a lull, tracking the situation elsewhere on the continent. England is seeing nearly 52,000 new cases daily, a 47 percent weekly rise, according to the ONS, which conducts its analysis of households with the help of several universities and health bodies, and excludes people in hospitals and care homes.  Britain’s European neighbours and the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have reimposed partial lockdowns to try to cut infection rates. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Friday the government would continue its “targeted and focused” strategy of local restrictions in virus hotspots. “The arbitrariness of a blanket approach would be far worse than the effects of trying to be as targeted as possible,” he said. Meanwhile, a new study reported Friday that a Covid-19 variant originating in Spanish farm workers has spread rapidly throughout Europe in recent months and now accounts for most cases in Britain. The variant — called 20A.EU1 — is thought to have been spread from northeastern Spain by people returning from holidays there, according to the study, which is awaiting peer review in a medical journal. There is currently no evidence that the strain spreads faster or impacts illness severity and immunity......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2020

Quezon City recovery rate for COVID-19 hits 90%

Quezon City’s recovery rate for COVID-19 is now at 90 percent after 218 patients recovered from the disease over the weekend, Mayor Joy Belmonte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 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

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

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

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

Cebu City records lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in months

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only five out of 776 tested individuals  proved positive to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on October 6, 2020. In a press conference on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) said that this has been the lowest positivity rate the […] The post Cebu City records lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in months appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2020

VCO shows high recovery rate for COVID-19 patients

he clinical trials being conducted by the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute on virgin coconut oil as a food supplement to help in the treatment of probable COVID-19 cases in Santa Rosa, Laguna continues to show high recovery rates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2020

COVID-19 testing lab opens in Las Pinas

A laboratory for the processing of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) tests has been opened in Las Piñas City. The COVID-19 testing facility is located in the Las Piñas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center (LPGH-STC) and is equipped with GeneXpert and real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machines to process specimens collected from suspected and probable COVID-19 patients. Senator Cynthia Villar welcomed the development and expressed hope that similar facilities would be set up and accredited in other areas in the Philippines. “DOH-operated hospitals should have their own testing centers, I hope the Department of Health (DOH) could fast-track their application because we really need to improve our testing and tracing capacity and the accuracy of reporting of cases in this fight against COVID-19,” Villar said in a statement. Villar said the establishment of the testing laboratory will improve the country’s testing capacity and recovery rate. She said the RT-PCR machines have already passed the assessment of experts, as well the laboratory personnel who passed the proficiency exam and were found to be competent to handle the GeneXpert technology. Next week, the personnel will undergo proficiency exam in using the RT-PCR testing machine. She acknowledged that the Las Piñas facility needs to go through a multi-stage process of laboratory assessment. Earlier, the Villar family donated the equipment to the hospital to be able operate its own COVID-9 testing center, such as a donated a laboratory freezer, biological refrigerator, autoclave sterilizer and passbox. They also provided assistance in ensuring that the renovation or retrofitting of the area assigned as a Covid testing laboratory will conform to the standards approved by the DOH and World Health Organization. The RT-PCR machine, meanwhile, was donated by San Miguel Foundation to LPGH-STC and will start to operate next week......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

CV’s COVID-19 recovery rate hit 85 % — DOH

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are now 16,509 patients, who were earlier diagnosed with COVID-19 in Central Visayas, who have recovered from the viral infection, regional health officials reported on Tuesday. In its September 8, 2020-bulletin for the coronavirus disease, the Department of Health in Central Visayas logged 138 additional recoveries in the region, bringing […] The post CV’s COVID-19 recovery rate hit 85 % — DOH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020