COVID cases in Central Visayas climb to 190

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There are now 190 confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Central Visayas. Three more individuals were infected Sunday.

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7) confirmed the earlier findings of the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) that two new cases, with one mortality, were logged in the city.

“One of the confirmed cases died, resulting to total deaths of nine in the region,” they said.

The DOH-7 also recorded one additional Covid-19 case in Lapu-Lapu City, bringing its total to 11. (

There were 118 samples tested at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) yesterday, and four of which came out positive, the health agency said.

“There are four positive results which included one repeat test of a previously confirmed positive,” the DOH-7 stated in their coronavirus bulletin.

As of April 19, a total of 2,743 specimens from the region have been examined at the VSMMC.