2,298 new cases drive PH’s COVID-19 tally to 385,400 | Inquirer News

2,298 new cases drive PH’s COVID-19 tally to 385,400

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 04:25 PM November 02, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) recorded 2,298 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, driving the country’s caseload to 385,400.

Of the tally, 29,301 or 7.6% are considered active cases, the DOH said in its daily case bulletin. Most or 92.1% of the active cases show mild to no symptoms at all.

DOH also recorded 87 more recoveries, bringing the total to 348,830, while the death toll rose to 7,269 after 32 more succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease.


Benguet recorded the most number of new COVID-19 cases with 188, followed by Davao City (166), Rizal (119), and Quezon City (116).


DOH removed 11 duplicates the total case count, four of which are recovered cases and one death.

Moreover, 13 cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths.

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