55 Cebu City barangays report no Covid-19 transmission for 2 weeks
FIFTY-FIVE out of 80 barangays in Cebu City have reported no Covid-19 transmission for the last 14 days, local officials said on Thursday, November 25, 2021.
Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, who is also the deputy chief implementer of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said that as of Thursday, the city had only 64 active cases reported for the last 10 days.FIFTY-FIVE out of 80 barangays in Cebu City have reported no Covid-19 transmission for the last 14 days, local officials said on Thursday, November 25, 2021.
Garganera also corrected SunStar Cebu’s report on Wednesday, Nov. 24, that 69 Cebu City barangays have reported no Covid-19 transmission for 40 days.
What Garganera meant was that only 69 active Covid cases from the city’s 80 barangays were reported by the city in the last 14 days.
Garganera continued that of the 64 active cases, 13 are symptomatic, people who have symptoms of the corona virus.
Two of the 13 symptomatic cases are now in a hospital located outside Cebu City.
Garganera said out of 25 barangays with active cases, Barangay Guadalupe still has the most number with five active cases.
After Guadalupe are Barangays Kamputhaw and Talamban with four active cases each while Barangays Inayawan, Basak San Nicolas, Capitol Site and Lahug reported three active cases each.
On the other hand, other barangays not mentioned reported only one or two cases each for the past 10 days, Garganera added.
Garganera thanked the public for cooperating with the city government in its strict implementation of health protocols to ensure that another Covid-19 surge will be prevented.
He also pointed that the city’s vaccination efforts is one of the reasons the number of Covid-19 cases has been slowly decreasing.