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Mandaue’s active Covid-19 cases drop to 603

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Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Mandaue City further dropped to 603 after logging three new infections and 26 new recoveries on Sunday.

The new cases are from Barangays Cabancalan, Labogon, and Ibabao Estancia while the new recoveries are from Barangays Labogon (9), Paknaan (7), Cambaro (4), Umapad (3), Cabancalan (1), Centro (1), and Cubacub (1).

“Personnel (of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office) are set to decontaminate the areas involved. Tracing of the patients’ contacts are also being done as of writing,” the city’s Public Information Office said yesterday. (https://bit.ly/3ksISRP)

This development brings the total confirmed case count in the city to 1,949, of which 1,264 have already recovered from the infection.

Covid-19 deaths in the city remain at 82 as no additional mortalities have been reported in the city since July 30.

The city has earlier noted that the reporting of deaths is not in real-time as Covid-19 deaths are only officially encoded upon the availability of death certificates.