PH LOGS LOWEST COVID-19 CASES IN A WEEK AT 1, 196-DOH
The Department of Health announced on Wednesday 1,196 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest daily tally in a week, bringing the country’s total of infections to 464,004.
The Department of Health (DOH) said,
eight laboratories failed to submit results on time.
The health agency recorded 27 new COVID-related deaths, or a total of 9,048 fatalities.
There were also 564 additional recovered patients, or a total of 429,972 recoveries.
So far, areas with the most number of new cases are Quezon City with 123, Rizal with 84, Manila City with 74, Davao City with 54, and Batangas with 49.
Of the 24,984 active cases, 81.8% have mild symptoms, 9.5% are asymptomatic, 5.5% are in critical condition, 2.9% have severe symptoms, and 0.32% have moderate symptoms.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said during a virtual forum on Wednesday morning that the new COVID-19 cases graph has “plateaued” while health facilities are no longer overwhelmed with patients.