13 new deaths, 143 cases recorded

THE Cebu City Health Department (CHD) has recorded 10 additional fatalities due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

A total of 122 new Covid cases and 13 new laboratory-negative were also recorded by the CHD.

The 122 new Covid-19 cases are from Barangays Apas (3), Bacayan (2), Basak Pardo (2), Basak San Nicolas (16), Luz (4), Buhisan (1), Bulacao (2), Busay (1), Calamba (1), Camputhaw (1), Capitol Site (2), Carreta (1), Cogon Pardo (13), Day-as (2), Ermita (2), Guadalupe (7), Hipodromo (3), Inayawan (4), Kalunasan (2), Labangon (7), Lahug (4), Mabolo (3), Mambaling (6), Pahina Central (2), Pardo (2), Punta Princesa (2), Sambag 1 (3), Sambag 2 (6), Sawang Calero (1), Sto. Niño (2), T. Padilla (3), Tejero (4), Tinago (3), and Tisa (5).

The new laboratory-negative or recoveries are from Barangays Bulacao (8), Tisa (1), Camputhaw (1), San Nicolas Proper (1), Sawang Calero (1), and Sambag 1 (1).

The 10 newly recorded deaths are from Barangays San Nicolas Proper (1), T. Padilla (1), Tejero (3), Quiot (2), and Ermita (3).

The CHD said all the fatalities had comorbidities or pre-existing health conditions.

Cebu City now has a total of 4,137 Covid-19 positive patients with 2,001 laboratory-negative and 58 mortalities.

The total active cases in the city is 2,078, according to the CHD.

Mandaue City

Elsewhere, three people died while 24 others recovered from Covid-19 in Mandaue City on Thursday.

The Mandaue City Public Information Office (PIO) said those who died were a 66-year-old woman from Barangay Banilad, a 66-year-old man from Barangay Maguikay, and a 56-year-old woman from Barangay Labogon.

The PIO also reported that 24 patients quarantined at the Mandaue City Isolation Unit have recovered from the Covid-19.

The patients have been discharged from the facility and have returned to their respective homes.

There were 21 new cases reported in Mandaue City on Thursday.

Mandaue City now has a total of 512 Covid-19 cases with 170 recoveries and 14 deaths.

Cebu Province

In the Province of Cebu, there were 330 active Covid-19 cases as of Thursday, June 18.

Based on the latest count provided by the Cebu Provincial Government, 77 patients are currently admitted in various hospitals, 56 are in isolation facilities showing symptoms of Covid-19, while 197 of the cases are asymptomatic.

Around 142 individuals in the Province have recovered from Covid-19 while 49 people have died. / JJL, KFD, ANV/JKV