Close  

PH’s COVID-19 case count now at 307,288

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 04:24 PM September 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s confirmed COVID-19 cases soared to 307,288 as the Department of Health (DOH) logged 3,073 new infections.

Of the sum, 49,242 are considered active, with 86.4% of which showing mild symptoms as 8.7% are asymptomatic, 1.5% have severe symptoms, and 3.4% are in critical condition.

ADVERTISEMENT

Most of the newly reported cases came from Metro Manila with 1,158, trailed by Cavite with 225, and Laguna with 203, according to the health agency.

DOH likewise said that it recorded 163 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 252,665, and 88 more deaths, driving the toll to 5,284.

FEATURED STORIES

Moreover, DOH said it removed 11 duplicates from the total case count, including six cases that were reported as recoveries, and reclassified two recovered cases to deaths.

The new coronavirus disease outbreak first emerged in Wuhan City, Hubei province of China in late 2019.

COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough for most people. However, older adults and people with underlying health issues may experience more serious illnesses including pneumonia and death.

KGA

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: case bulletin, Coronavirus, coronavirus Philippines, COVID-19, DoH, Health, pandemic, update, Virus
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.