THE recovery rate of Covid-19 patients in Cebu City has now reached 89.75 percent, according to the Department of Health (DOH) 7 report on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.
Since the start of the modified general community quarantine (MGQC) in Cebu City on Sept. 1, the city’s recovery rate has been hovering above 85 percent—86.58 percent on Sept. 1; 87.04 percent on Sept. 2; 87.01 percent on Sept. 3; 89.78 percent on Sept. 4; 89.73 percent on Sept. 5; and 89.58 percent on Sept. 6.
As of Sept. 7, Cebu City had 8,699 recoveries out of the 9,692 total confirmed Covid-19 cases.
Cebu City had 20 additional recoveries on Sept. 7, the DOH 7 reported.
The DOH 7 reported no recoveries in Cebu City from Sept. 5 to 6. The highest number of recoveries reported in a single day was on Sept. 4—276.
There were eight recoveries on Sept. 1; 50 on Sept. 2; and two on Sept. 3.
Cebu City and the entire Cebu is under MGCQ until the end of September.
Despite the improving numbers, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged his constituents not to let their guard down as the novel coronavirus is still very much around.
He urged the city residents to observe public health guidelines such as wearing of masks and observing physical distancing.
Also on Sept. 7, Cebu City had six new cases and two additional deaths, bringing the number of deaths to 658.
The city had 335 active cases as of Sept. 7.
The cities of Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu, as of Sept. 7, had recovery rates at 82.21 percent and 86.55 percent, respectively, the DOH 7 reported on its Facebook page.
Cebu Province (excluding the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu) had a recovery rate of 76.20 percent. (KAL from PAC)