46 NEW COVID-19 CASES and 45 NEW RECOVERIES RECORDED TODAY as of 8 AM today, April 10, 2021, the Department of Health- Eastern Visayas reports the region’s total number of COVID-19 cases at 17,004, total recoveries at 16,371 (96.28%), and total deaths at 255 (1.50%). This brings the total active cases to 378 (2.22%). A total of 46 new cases were recorded out of 562 laboratory samples tested in the two (2) COVID-19 laboratories in the region, the EVRCTC, and the DWHVL. This represents an 8.19% positivity rate. The EVRCTC has released a total of 416 laboratory results. Of these, 376 are negative and 40 are positive (with 37 new cases, 2 re-swabs, and 1 APOR) for COVID-19. Meanwhile, the DWHVL has released a total of 146 laboratory results. Of these, 128 are negative and 18 are positive (with 9 new cases, 1 re-infection, and 8 re-swabs) for COVID-19. The 46 new confirmed cases are from the following provinces/cities/municipalities:
|Province||City/Municipality||# of Cases|
|SOUTHERN LEYTE||Maasin City||2|
|SOUTHERN LEYTE||Saint Bernard||2|
|SAMAR||Basey – 2||2|
Other details will be provided by the concerned LGU.
There are two (2) cases from Tacloban City that were previously tagged as new cases but are now reclassified as re-swabs upon verification. Hence the adjustment of the total case count.
Date: April 10, 2021