Cebu City logs in another 150 COVID cases


Cebu City has recorded 150 new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases Thursday.

The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) announced that the cases reported yesterday were swab samples taken from June 29 to July 1 and the results were released on July 1.

The cases with the biggest bulk came from Barangay Guadalupe, with 22 cases. (

The other new cases were from Barangay Lahug, 17; while Barangays Camputhaw and Tisa each recorded 11 cases.

Barangay Labangon had eight; Barangay Mabolo, seven; Barangay Pardo, six; and Barangays Apas, Busay and Luz added five cases each.

Barangays Banilad, Bulacao, Capitol Site, and Talamban had four cases each; while Barangays Sambag 2 and an unverified address had three cases each.

Meanwhile, Barangays Basak San Nicolas, Calamba, Carreta, Hipodromo, Kalunasan, Mambaling, and Tejero recorded two cases each.

One case each was recorded from Barangays Binaliw, Budlaan, Buhisan, Duljo, Guba, Kasambagan, Lorega, Malubog, Quiot, Sambag 1, San Nicolas Proper, San Roque, Sawang Calero, Sto. Niño, and Punta Princesa.

As of July 2, the total number of confirmed cases in Cebu City has reached 5,740, with 2,562 active cases. Thirteen new deaths have been reported, taking the overall number of fatalities to 193.

The CCHD also announced 88 recoveries yesterday. This brings to 2,985 the total number of recovered patients in the city.