156 NEW COVID-19 CASES, ONE (1) DEATH AND 49 RECOVERIES RECORDED TODAY

16 December 2020

JUST IN:
156 NEW COVID-19 CASES, ONE (1) DEATH AND 49 RECOVERIES RECORDED TODAY
As of 11AM today, December 16, 2020, the Department of Health- Eastern Visayas reports the region’s total number of COVID-19 cases at 9,724, total recoveries at 8,943 (91.97%), and total deaths at 109 (1.12%). This brings the total active cases to 672 (6.91%).

A total of 156 new cases were recorded out of 894 laboratory samples tested in the three (3) COVID-19 laboratories in the region, the EVRCTC, DWHVL, and Ormoc Molecular Diagnostic Center.
The EVRCTC has released a total of 810 laboratory results. Of these, 669 are negative and 141 are positive for COVID-19 (with 136 new cases, 1 reinfection and 4 reswabs).
Meanwhile, the DWHVL has released a total of 39 laboratory results. Of these, 38 are negative and 1 is positive for COVID-19.
The Ormoc Molecular Diagnostic Center has released also a total of 45 laboratory results with 19 positives and 26 negatives for COVID-19.
The new cases are from the following provinces/cities/municipalities:
TACLOBAN CITY (18)
ORMOC CITY (29)
LEYTE (34)
Babatngon – 1
Baybay City – 2
Dulag – 2
Hilongos – 1
Kananga – 10 (8 LSIs, 1 Frontliner, 1 no detail)
Leyte – 1
Mayorga – 1
Palo- 10 (4 Close Contacts, 2 LSIs, 1 HCW, 3 no details)
Palompon – 3
San Miguel – 1
Sta.Fe – 1
Tolosa – 1
SOUTHERN LEYTE (4)
Maasin City – 3 (Close Contacts)
Malitbog – 1
SAMAR (20)
Basey – 4
Calbayog – 2
Calbiga – 1 (Close Contact)
Gandara – 4
Paranas – 1
San Sebastian – 1
Sta.Rita – 2
Zumarraga – 5
EASTERN SAMAR (16)
Balangkayan – 1 (Local Case)
Can-avid – 3 (Close Contacts)
Dolores – 2 (2 Local Cases)
Guiuan – 10 (7 Close Contacts, 3 Local Cases)
NORTHERN SAMAR (34)
Allen – 7 (Close Contacts)
Biri – 1 (HCW)
Bobon – 5
Catarman – 10 (4 Close Contacts, 2 Frontliners, 1 HCWs, 3 admitted in Hospital)
Gamay – 1 (HCW)
Laoang – 2 (Close Contacts)
San Isidro – 3 (Close Contacts)
San Roque – 3
Silvino Lobos – 1
Victoria – 1
Biliran (1)
Naval – 1
On the other hand, the new COVID-19 death recorded today is EV-9301, a 66/M, from Calubian, Leyte who died on December 11, 2020.
Other details will be provided by the concerned LGU.
Three (3) cases previously tagged as new cases were reclassified as reinfection upon verification. Hence, the adjustment of our total case count.
With this current pandemic, be part of the solution. BIDA Solusyon sa COVID-19 by practicing these behaviors: B- Bawal walang mask, I- Isanitize ang mga kamay, iwas hawak sa mga bagay, D- Dumistansya ng isang metro, at A- Alamin ang totoong impormasyon.
Tandaan, we can BIDA Solusyon! Be a BIDA Bastonero by informing, reminding, correcting and appreciating to ensure public adherence to the minimum public health standards.
Together, we can #BeatCOVID-19!

 

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