Talisay City records 1 new COVID-19 case on Aug. 14

By: Delta Dyrecka Letigio - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | August 15,2020 - 11:00 AM

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City recorded only one new case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, August 14, 2020.

In a late-night post, the Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) said that the city’s new case came from Barangay Lagtang.

The patient, a 46-year-old male, was swabbed on August 12 after he manifested influenza-like symptoms.  His addition raised the active cases in the city to 53. In all, Talisay City already logged a total of 803 cases of the infection with 658 recoveries.

However, no new recoveries were recorded on the same day.  The city’s total recoveries remained at 658 with a recovery rate of 81.9 percent.

The city’s COVID-related deaths also remained at 83  while its death rate is now at 10.3 percent.

Barangay Lawaan I continue to have the most number of active cases with nine followed by Barangay Dumlog with eight.

READ: Status quo in Cebu province until Aug. 31 – Roque

The Interagency Task Force (IATF) has decided to extend Talisay City’s general community quarantine (GCQ) until August 31. / dcb

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