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:

ProvinceCity/Municipality# of Cases
LEYTETacloban City6
LEYTEAbuyog1
LEYTEAlbuera1
LEYTEJaro1
LEYTEJavier1
LEYTEMatag-ob 1
LEYTEMatalom1
LEYTEMayorga1
LEYTEPalo12
LEYTETolosa2
LEYTEVillaba 1
SOUTHERN LEYTEBontoc1
SOUTHERN LEYTEHinunangan1
SOUTHERN LEYTEMaasin City2
SOUTHERN LEYTESaint Bernard2
NORTHERN SAMARCatarman1
EASTERN SAMARCan-avid1
SAMARBasey – 22
SAMARCalbayog City2
SAMARCatbalogan City3
SAMARTagapul-an1
BILIRANCaibiran1

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.

Source: Department of Health EV CHD Health Promotion

Date: April 10, 2021