Cebu City posts low coronavirus cases


For the first time in weeks, Cebu City reported less than 50 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), data from the regional health office showed.

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH–7) on Monday announced that they recorded a total of 85 additional Covid-19 cases region-wide.

Of this number, 32 are from Cebu City while 23 are from Cebu province, 18 from Mandaue City, 9 from Lapu-Lapu City, and 3 from Negros Oriental. (

Siquijor still remained as the only island-province in Central Visayas free from virus.

Data from DOH–7 also showed that the region reported more recoveries than new cases yesterday when they tallied an additional 145 patients who successfully fought the infection.

More than half of the new recoveries are from Cebu province, with 71. This development also meant that the province recorded more recovered patients of Covid-19 than newly infected ones.

Cebu City also has 50 new recoveries while 10 and 14 are from the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, respectively.