City’s COVID cases nearing 6,000-mark
Mary Ruth R. Malinao (The Freeman) - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines — The number of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City is nearing the 6,000 mark.

Cebu City recorded 88 new COVID-19 cases, the City Health Department (CHD) announced yesterday.

The new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases to 5,824. Of which, 2,567 are active cases.

Of the 88 new cases, eight each are from Barangays Guadalupe, Inayawan, and Labangon, while seven come from San Nicolas.

Others are from Barangay Apas, six; Barangay Mabolo, five; Barangay Pardo, five; Barangay Day-as, four; Barangay Sambag 1, three; and Barangay T. Padilla, three.

Barangays Basak San Nicolas, Bario Luz, Camputhaw, Capitol, Kalunasan, Kasambagan, Kinasang-an, Lahug, and Pahina Central got two cases each.

Also, Barangays Binaliw, Bulacao, Busay, Calamba, Duljo, Ermita, Hipodromo, Punta, Quiot, Sapangdaku, Talamban, Tisa, and an unverified area added one case each.

18 Deaths

Moreover, the local health department also reported 18 new deaths, and 61 new recoveries.

Barangays Luz, Guadalupe, and Sambag II each lost two residents.

Other 12 patients also had passed away due to COVID-related causes. They were from Barangays Bacayan, Calamba, Capitol, Duljo, Inayawan, Kasambagan, Mambaling,San Nicolas Proper, Sapangdaku, Sta. Cruz, T. Padilla, and Tejero.

The total number of deaths is at 211.

61 Recoveries

On the other hand, of the 61 new recoveries, 28 are from Barangay Tisa while 13 are from Barangay Apas.

Seven are from Barangay Guadalupe; four are from Barangay Basak Pardo; two each from Barangays Inayawan, and Mambaling; and one each from Barangays Day-as, Labangon, Sambag II, San Nicolas Proper, and Suba.

The total recoveries now rose to 3,046.  KQD (FREEMAN)

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