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Cebu City records 95 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths for June 26

By: Delta Dyrecka Letigio - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | June 26,2020 - 05:34 PM

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City recorded 95 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and reported 17 related deaths on June 26, 2020.

In the data released by the Cebu City Health Office (CCHD), the cases were recorded in 38 different barangays.

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Most cases were recorded in Barangay San Nicolas with 7 cases followed by Barangay Capitol Site with 6 cases.

The total number of cases in the city is now at 4,702, but only 2,197 are active cases.

Here is the breakdown of the new COVID-19 cases in Cebu City for Friday, June 26, 2020:

Apas – 2
Banawa – 1
Banilad – 2
Basak Pardo – 3
Basak San Nicolas – 7
Binaliw – 1
Bo. Luz – 4
Busay – 3
Calamba – 1
Kamputhaw – 4

Capitol – 6
Cogon Ramos – 1
Day-as – 2
Guadalupe – 5
Hipodromo – 1
Inayawan – 1
Kalunasan – 2
Kamagayan – 1
Kasambagan – 1
Labangon – 4

Lahug – 2
Lorega – 1
Mabolo – 1
Pahina – 1
Pahina Central – 2
Pardo – 3
Parian – 3
Pit-os – 3
Punta – 5
Quiot – 2

Sambag I – 3
Sambag II – 2
Sto. Niño – 2
Suba – 1
T. Padilla – 2
Talamban – 5
Tisa – 4
Tejero – 1

The city also reported 17 COVID-19 related deaths for Friday, raising the total number of deaths to 136 for a mortality rate of 2.8 percent. The deaths were recorded from May 20, 2020 to June 19, 2020.

The city has been recording more than 10 deaths for five days in a row. The deaths are reported late as the data is often released only when the death certificate has also been released.

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Here is the breakdown of the deaths in Cebu City as reported on Friday:

Basak San Nicolas – 1
Bulacao – 1
Kamputhaw – 2
Duljo – 1
Ermita – 1
Guadalupe – 1
Kalunasan – 1
Kinasang-an – 1
Lahug – 1
Mabolo – 1
Pahina – 1
Punta – 1
San Antonio – 1
Sto. Niño – 1
Suba – 1
Tejero – 1

Aside from the deaths, the city has also recorded 48 new recoveries from Barangays Busay, Lahug, Sambag II, Talamban, and Tejero, raising the total recoveries to 2,369 for a recovery rate of 50.4 percent./dbs

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