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As Children Struggle With Remote Learning, More Effective Interventions Needed

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PH Logs 286 New Covid-19 Recoveries

PH Logs 286 New Covid-19 Recoveries

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The 286 new recovered cases reported on Thursday pushed the total number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries to 374,939.

In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) also reported 1,337 newly confirmed infections, bringing the nationwide tally of active cases to 30,493.

About 84.5 percent of the active cases are mild, 8 percent are asymptomatic, 2.5 percent are severe, 0.21 percent are moderate, and 4.7 percent are in critical condition.

Davao City topped the list of areas with new confirmed cases, with 110 infections. It is followed by Laguna with 74, Quezon City with 66, Batangas with 54, and the City of Manila with 53 infections.

The DOH also logged 41 new deaths, which brought the death toll to 7,998.

“Four duplicates were removed from the total case count, and of these, three were recovered cases. Moreover, 10 cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths,” it said.

DOH data on November 18 showed that 1,555, or 6.3 percent of 24,798 who were tested, turned out positive.

As of Thursday, the DOH has a total bed capacity of 21,300.

Still available are about 58 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds, 59 percent of 13,500 isolation beds, and 69 percent of 5,900 ward beds.

Some 79 percent of 2,000 ventilators are available for use. (PNA)

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As Children Struggle With Remote Learning, More Effective Interventions Needed

With over 28.5 million learners affected in the Philippines due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Synergeia with local governments and international partners come together to help spread and strengthen education reforms in the country.

As Children Learn Outside Classrooms, School Governing Councils Play A Critical Role

Nueva Vizcaya barangay leaders are visiting the homes of students who experience difficulties with remote learning through the help of the Synergeia Foundation.

Almost Four Years After Marawi Siege, Nearby Town Combats Threat Of Extremism

Nearly four years since the Marawi siege ended, many of Marawi’s residents remain in temporary shelters as the rehabilitation of the Islamic city is yet to be completed.

World Vision’s Abutin Na10 Supply Learning Materials To Pre-School Students In Batangas

18,000 sets of learning materials were recently turned over for the students in Batangas through the “Abutin Na10” campaign in partnership with World Vision.

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