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Baguio records 39 new COVID-19 cases; Cebu City has 7 new cases


At least 39 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Baguio City bringing the total to 735, according to a report of 24 Oras News Alert on Saturday.

Out of the total number, 293 are still active cases. The number of recoveries increased to 430 as 10 more infected patients have already recuperated.

The total number of fatalities is 12.

Starting October 1, tourists from Region I will be allowed to enter Baguio City. Tourists are advised to pre-register as part of the health and safety protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The city government has issued a list of requirements for tourists from the region who will be allowed to enter the city.

Cebu City

Meanwhile, latest data from the Department of Health-Central Visayas showed that as of Saturday, Cebu City had seven new COVID-19 cases.

There were four new recoveries and one new fatality reported.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the city was 393.

The total number of COVID-19 cases so far reached 9,970, of which 8,904 have recovered and 673 died.

Lapu-Lapu City

Seven new COVID-19 cases were also recorded in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, bringing the total infections to 2,348.

There were six new recoveries, driving up the number of total recoveries to 2,008.

Active cases were 247.

Meanwhile, there were no new deaths, thus the death toll remained at 93.

Mandaue City

In Mandaue City, seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Saturday, thus driving up the total number of infections to 2,430.

Six additional recoveries were tallied, thus bringing the total recoveries to 2,080. 

The number of active cases reached 210.

No new deaths were reported, thus the death toll remained at 140.

Cebu Province

In the whole Cebu Province, 34 additional COVID-19 cases were reported on Saturday, bringing the total to 5,537.

Two new recoveries were reported, thus total recoveries increased to 4,597.

One new fatality was added, thus the death toll is now at 345.

The number of active COVID-19 cases is now 595. —Joviland Rita and Charlie Hera/KG, GMA News