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BREAKING: 3,226 latest COVID-19 cases bring PH’s total to 106,330

/ 04:39 PM August 03, 2020
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Image: CDC via AP, File

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 106,330 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,226 new cases on Monday.

According to DOH’s latest COVID-19 bulletin, the bulk of the new cases — at least 1,541 — came from the National Capital Region, followed by Cebu (503), Laguna (181), Rizal (158), and Cavite (129).

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Meanwhile, 46 new deaths were reported on Monday, bringing the total to 2,104, while recovered patients are now at 65,821 after an increase of 275 recoveries.

“Of the 46 deaths, 37 (80%) in July, 6 (13%) in June, 2 (4%) in May and 1 (2%) in March. Deaths were from Region 7 (38 or 83%), NCR (3 or 7%), CAR (2 or 4%), Region 3 (1 or 2%), Region 4A (1 or 2%), and Region 6 (1 or 2%),” the DOH said.

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The DOH noted that 81 cases were subtracted from the total count due to verification and removal of duplicate entries.

As of now, over 90 percent of the patients have mild symptoms, 8.2 percent are asymptomatic while 0.9 percent are severe, and 0.6 percent are in critical condition.

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