Cebu City logs 42 Covid-19 cases


Forty-two residents of Cebu City had tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) yesterday.

The biggest bulk of the cases come from Barangay Pasil with 23 new cases recorded.

The other new cases come from Barangay Sambag 2 with three; Barangay Suba with three; while Barangays Tejero, Ermita, and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology posting two cases each. (

Barangays Tisa, Inayawan, Basak Pardo, Mambaling, Sawang Calero, Pahina and Duljo had one case each.

The additional cases have increased to 2,055 the total number of persons infected with Covid-19 in Cebu City. Of that figure, 1,559 are active cases.

The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) has also announced 77 COVID tests that yielded negative results, bringing the total number of recoveries in the city to 471, as of yesterday.