PH COVID-19 Cases Now 103K; Recoveries Rise To 65,557

PH COVID-19 Cases Now 103K; Recoveries Rise To 65,557


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The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported 5,032 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 103,185.

The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 70 out of 94 operational laboratories.

The majority of the newly announced cases are from the National Capital Region (NCR) with 2,737; Cavite with 463; Cebu with 449; Laguna with 326; and Rizal with 201 cases. The rest are from the different provinces across the country.

The DOH also reported 301 new recoveries and 20 deaths. These figures increased the number of recoveries to 65,557 and the number of deaths to 2,059.

“Of the 20 deaths, 14 or 70 percent in July, three or 15 percent in June and three or 15 percent in May. Deaths were from Region 7 which is 15 or 75 percent, NCR which is four or 20 percent, and Region 4A which is one or 5 percent. There were 79 duplicates that were removed from the total case count and of these, eight recovered cases have been removed,” the agency said.

It added that one case that was previously reported to have recovered has been validated to have died and already included in the count of new deaths.

The health department also noted that the country has 35,569 active cases — of which around 90.2 percent are mild, 8.2 percent are asymptomatic, 1.0 percent are severe, and 0.7 percent are critical patients.

As of Saturday (August 1), the 72 licensed RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) laboratories and 23 licensed GeneXpert laboratories have already conducted a total of 1,453,038 tests nationwide.

The DOH said it has 16,600 total bed capacity dedicated to Covid-19 patients. Occupied are about 56 percent of 1,400 intensive care unit beds; 52 percent of 11,200 isolation beds; and 56 percent of 4,000 ward beds.

There are 2,000 ventilators for Covid-19 patients with about 31 percent in use. (PNA)

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