THE number of active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Cebu City is now down to 626 from the previous 1,212 cases recorded by the Department of Health (DOH)-Central Visayas, with over 600 recoveries logged in one day.
The DOH-Central Visayas announced that 621 more patients have recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,298 as of August 26.
The city also recorded 37 additional cases that brought the total count to 9,565.
As to mortalities, the DOH-Central Visayas said 16 more people have succumbed to Covid-19. This raised the death toll to 641, as of Wednesday, August 26.
Cebu City is under general community quarantine until August 31, 2020. (LMY/With reports from JJL)