Daanbantayan active cases up to 18 anew

By: Rosalie O. Abatayo - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | August 23,2020 - 11:38 AM

STOCK PHOTO

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of active coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the municipality of Daanbantayan is back to double digits anew, with 11 new cases reported for the northern Cebu town this Sunday, August 23.

In an update on Sunday morning, the municipality said all the 11 new infections, DB 44 to 54, are first-generation close contacts of their previously confirmed patients from Barangays Maya and Poblacion.

DB 44 to DB 53 are all from Barangay Maya and are close contacts of the town’s Patient no. 43. The youngest among these new cases is a one-year-old girl, DB 49. She is currently asymptomatic or is not experiencing any symptom of the infection along with patients 44 to 52.

DB 53, however, is experiencing mild symptoms, the LGU update said.

Meanwhile, DB 54, who is a close contact of DB 37, is currently confined to a hospital in Cebu City. The patient is from Barangay Poblacion.

With the new confirmed cases, the number of active infections in the town hiked to 18 from seven. In the previous weeks, the number of active cases in the town went to as low as one.

The town’s total confirmed cases is now at 54 with 35 recoveries and one death. / dcb

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: 18 cases in Daanbantayan, COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 update, Daanbantayan, new cases

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.