1,803 new COVID-19 cases push PH caseload to more than 380K | Inquirer News

1,803 new COVID-19 cases push PH caseload to more than 380K

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 04:16 PM October 31, 2020
Still rising: PH's COVID-19 count now at 348,698; 48,040 are active cases

FILE PHOTO: A health worker conducts a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) swab testing at a gymnasium in Navotas City, Metro Manila, Philippines, August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday logged 1,803 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 380,729.

In its COVID-19 case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) reported 42,462 active cases, which is 11.2 percent of the total COVID-19 infections nationwide.


The DOH also reported 36 more patients who succumbed to the respiratory disease. This brings the country’s total COVID-19 death toll to 7,221 or 1.90 percent of the total COVID-19 cases.

Meanwhile, 606 more COVID-19 patients were able to recover, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 331,046.


After further validation of its cases, the DOH revised its total case count by removing seven duplicate cases. Of the number, three are recoveries.

In addition, 14 cases previously classified as recoveries were reclassified as deaths.

The DOH also reported that 12 molecular laboratories in the country did not submit their COVID-19 tally on Oct. 30.

READ: PH COVID-19 cases now at 378,933


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