Cebu City breaches 100-mark in COVID-19 cases

Biggest number of COVID-19 cases recorded in just one day

By: Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram - CDN Digital | April 17,2020 - 01:42 PM

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Cebu City has breached the 100 mark. 

This developed after the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported an additional 84 new individuals were found out to be positive of the virus. 

Dr. Jaime Bernadas, DOH-7 director, confirmed this in a phone interview with Cebu Daily News Digital.

It is also the biggest number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Cebu City in just one day.

As a result, the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cebu City is now at 161. 

The Cebu City Health Department announced that 82 of the 84 new cases of COVID-19 are from Sitio Zapatera in Barrio Luz while the other two are from Barangay Labangon.

Barrio Luz now has a total of 135 cases. 

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