PH logs 416,852 COVID-19 cases; Deaths now over 8K
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday recorded 1,791 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), raising the total number of infections to 416,852.
Of the number, the Department of Health (DOH) said 8 percent or 33,224 cases are active.
The nation’s COVID-19 death toll reached 8,080, which is 1.94 percent of the total COVID-19 cases. This after 55 more patients died of the respiratory disease.
Meanwhile, 328 new recovered patients bring the total COVID-19 recoveries to 375,548.
The DOH once again modified the country’s COVID-19 caseload after deleting six duplicate cases. Of this number, four are recoveries.
The health agency also reclassified 13 recoveries as deaths.
Only three molecular laboratories had failed to submit their COVID-19 tally to DOH on Friday, Nov. 20.
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