PH Covid-19 Tally Climbs To 304,226; Recoveries Now 252,510

PH Covid-19 Tally Climbs To 304,226; Recoveries Now 252,510

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This, after the Department of Health reported 2,995 newly-confirmed cases.

In its latest case bulletin, the DOH said only 46,372 are active cases and of this figure, about 86 percent are mild, 8.8 percent are asymptomatic, 1.6 percent are severe, and 3.7 percent are in critical condition.

Majority of the newly announced cases are from the National Capital Region (NCR) with 1,065, the provinces of Cavite with 297, Bulacan with 180, Batangas with 157, and Laguna with 143 infections.

The DOH also reported 19,630 new recoveries and 60 deaths, bringing the total number of recoveries to 252,510 and the number of deaths to 5,344.

Of the 60 deaths, 37 occurred in September which is 62 percent, nine in August which is 15 percent, 11 in July which is 18 percent, two in June which is 3 percent and one in April which is 2 percent.

NCR recorded 29 deaths or 48 percent, Calabarzon with six or 10 percent, Caraga with five or 8 percent, Northern Mindanao with four or 7 percent, Central Luzon with three or 5 percent, Central Visayas with three or 5 percent, Davao Region with three or 5 percent, Bicol Region with two or 3 percent, Soccsksargen with two or 3 percent, Western Visayas with one or 2 percent, Zamboanga Peninsula with one or 2 percent, and Mimaropa with one or 2 percent.

“There were 25 duplicates removed from the total case count, and of these, 16 were recovered cases. Moreover, 10 cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified to deaths after final validation,” the DOH said.

As of Saturday, the 103 licensed reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) laboratories and 32 licensed GeneXpert laboratories have conducted a total of 3,405,136 tests nationwide.

DOH said it has 22,800 total bed capacity dedicated to Covid-19 patients.

Occupied are about 46 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds; 40 percent of 14,900 isolation beds; and 44 percent of 6,000 ward beds.

About 23 percent of 2,200 ventilators are in use. (PNA)

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