Cebu City records lowest positivity rate as downtrend continues

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City recorded its lowest positivity rate so far for this year as it continues to enjoy a downtrend in the number of new COVID-19 cases. The city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reported…

Mandaue logs lowest COVID-19 positivity rate since January

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has recorded its lowest COVID-19 positivity rate this year with only 9.48 percent. Lawyer Lizer Malate, EOC head, said this was the lowest positivity rate that…

Mandaue City notes “slight drop” in daily cases, positivity rate of COVID-19

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has reported a “slight drop” in the number of daily cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Lawyer Lizer Malate, the city’s EOC chief, said that the…

Cebu City sees decrease in positivity rate, hospital occupancy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is seeing a further improvement of its Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation with the decrease in the positivity rate and hospital occupancy. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has reported a decrease…

Workers make up 70% of 300 cases in Mandaue in January — EOC exec

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Working class people or workers, whose ages are from 20 to 40 years old, make up 70 to 80 percent of the at least 300 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in January…

Positivity rate in Cebu City reaches 9.95%

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of patients proving positive per batch of tested individuals have increased significantly in Cebu City.  The positivity rate as of February 5, 2021 has reached 9.95 percent, which is almost double…

Cebu City COVID-19 situation alarming, daily positivity rate reaches 7%

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The COVID-19 situation in Cebu City is not looking good. After reeling from a rapid rise in new cases on a daily basis, the city is dealt another curveball: a steadily climbing positivity…

Mandaue logs average of 5 COVID-19 cases per day since last week

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/27/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has recorded an average of five cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) per day since last week. However, the city’s COVID-19 positivity rate remains below three percent…

Cebu City records lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in months

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only five out of 776 tested individuals  proved positive to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on October 6, 2020. In a press conference on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy…

Positivity rate of Cebu City goes down to 4.1% — Feliciano

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continue to go down in the past few weeks with only 1,270 active cases left of its total 9,419 cases. Retired General Melquiades Feliciano, deputy chief…

Cebu City COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 16%

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s positivity rate for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has decreased from 31 percent to 16 percent over the past month. This was revealed by Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy…

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