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COVID-19 cases in PH soar to 52,914; recoveries reach 13,000-mark

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 04:58 PM July 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has soared to 52,914 as 1,233 new cases were recorded on Friday.

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According to the latest data from the Department of Health, 848 of these cases were tagged as fresh while 385 are late cases.

Fresh cases, according to the DOH, are those whose positive results were validated and were released within three days, while late cases are those whose results were validated four days or later.

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Meanwhile, those who have recovered from the respiratory disease are now 13,230 after the DOH recorded an additional 286 recoveries.

However, there were also 42 new deaths, bringing the total death count to 1,360.

“Mula sa 42 deaths na ito, 27 or 64 percent ang nangyari sa buwan ng July. Mula dito, 10 nung July 3, nine nung July 2, seven nung July 1 and one rom July 4,” Dr. Beverly Ho, Assistant to the Health Secretary, said in explaining the breakdown of fatalities during an online press briefing.

(Out of the 42 deaths, 27 or 64 percent of these happened in July, of which 10 were from July 3, nine from July 2, seven from July 1 and one from July 4.)

“Samantala, 12 or 29 percent naman po dito ang nangyari noong June,” she added.

(Meanwhile, 12 or 29 percent of the deaths occurred in June.)

Of the 42 deaths that were recorded, 36 were from Cebu, Ho said.

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Previously, the DOH recorded no new deaths, saying that the reported deaths that were previously submitted to them “still require validation—either the date or cause of death is missing.”

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