Eastern Visayas sets new record of 361 for highest COVID-19 cases in a day

Today, June 09, 2021, the Department of Health- Eastern Visayas recorded the region’s new active COVID-19 cases at 361. It is the highest record in a day in the Eastern Visayas region since the pandemic started.


As of 9 AM today, June 9, 2021, the Department of Health- Eastern Visayas reports the region’s total number of COVID-19 cases at 22,766, total recoveries at 20,712 (90.98%), and total deaths at 331 (1.45%). This brings the total active cases to 1,723 (7.57%). 

A total of 361 new cases were recorded today out of the 1,266 laboratory samples tested in four (4) COVID-19 laboratories.  Of these, 358 were tested in the three COVID-19 laboratories in the region -  the EVRMC, the OMDC, and the DWHVL. While three (3) cases were reported by the Philippine Red Cross in Cebu City. The total number of new cases represents a 28.52% positivity rate. 


The EVRCTC has released a total of 740 laboratory results. Of these, 462 are negative and 278 are positive (with 276 new cases, 1 re-swab, and 1 re-infection) for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the DWHVL has released a total of 365 laboratory results. Of these, 304 are negative and 61 are positive (with 51 new cases and 10 re-swabs) for COVID-19.

Whereas, the OMDC has released a total of 87 laboratory samples.  Of these, 56 are negative and 31 are positive with COVID-19.

Likewise, the Philippine Red Cross of Cebu City has released a total of 74 laboratory samples from Eastern Visayas. Of these, 71 are negative and 3 are positive for COVID-19.


The 361 new confirmed cases are  from the following provinces/cities/municipalities: 

TACLOBAN CITY (57)

ORMOC CITY (16)

LEYTE (114)

Abuyog – 9
Alangalang – 1 (HCW)
Albuera – 2
Babatngon – 5
Barugo – 1 (HCW)
Baybay City – 1 
Burauen – 3
Capoocan – 1 
Carigara – 2 
Dagami – 1 
Dulag – 14 (10 Close Contacts, 1 Local Case)
Hilongos – 1 
Isabel – 2 
Jaro – 4 
Javier – 3 
Julita – 4 (3 Close Contacts)
Kananga – 2 
Leyte – 1 
Macarthur – 3 
Matag-ob – 1 
Matalom – 1 
Mayorga – 2 
Merida – 4 
Palo – 11
Palompon – 2 
Pasrana – 6 
San Miguel – 3
Sta Fe – 2 
Tabontabon – 15 (13 Close Contacts, 1 HCW)
Tanauan - 4
Tolosa – 1
Tunga – 2 


SOUTHERN LEYTE (93)

Bontoc -2 (Close Contacts)
Hinundayan – 15
Libagon – 1 
Liloan – 1 
Maasin City – 1
Macrohon – 1
Malitbog – 4 (3 Close Contacts)
Padre Burgos – 5 
Pintuyan – 35 (Close Contacts)
San Francisco – 1 (Close Contact)
San Juan – 1 
San Ricardo – 17 (16 Close Contacts)
Silago – 2 
Sogod – 5 
Tomas Oppus – 2 

NORTHERN SAMAR (6)

Allen – 1 
Catarman – 2 
Pambujan – 1(Close Contact)
Rosario – 1 
Victoria – 1 
EASTERN SAMAR (30)
Balangiga – 1 (Close Contact)
Balangkayan – 1 (Local Case)
Borongan City – 7 (6 Close Contacts, 1 Local Case
Lawaan – 15 (14 Close Contacts, 1 LSI)
Maydolong – 4 (Local Cases) 
Mercedes – 1 (Close Contact)
Oras – 1(Close Contact)


SAMAR (41)

Basey – 1 
Calbayog City – 17 (14 Close Contacts)
Catbalogan City – 7
Daram - 2
Jiabong – 1 
Marabut – 1 (Close Contact)
Paranas – 1 
Pinabacdao – 2 
San Jorge – 6
San Jose de Buan – 1 
Tarangnan – 1 
Villareal – 1 
BILIRAN (4)
Almeria – 1 
Naval – 3 

Other details will be provided by the concerned LGU.

Meanwhile the details of the four (4) new deaths are the following:

  • EV-20548 -  a 73-year old male from Hinundayan, Southern Leyte who died on May 30, 2021;
  • EV-20916 -   a 72-year old female, from Macrohon, Southern Leyte who died on May 30, 2021;
  • EV-20942 -  a 51-year old male from Maasin City who died on June 2, 2021, and;
  • EV-22316 -  a 61-year old female from Ormoc City who died on June 6, 2021.

With the increasing cases in Eastern Visayas, the Department of Health continues to appeal to the public to keep following and practicing the minimum public health standards at all times and in all settings. Be part of the solution in ending this pandemic! —Tacloban News Update (Source: DOH-EV)
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