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PH registers 1,298 new COVID-19 cases; total at 432,925

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 04:15 PM December 01, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus linked to the Wuhan outbreak, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS

MANILA, Philippines — Philippines on Tuesday recorded 1,298 more cases of the coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 432,925.

As of 4 p.m., the Department of Health (DOH) reported that 5.9 percent of the total cases nationwide or 25,725 cases are active.

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Of the new cases, Ilocos Norte dominated the list of cities with the highest new infections of COVID-19. DOH said Ilocos Norte had 84 additional cases.

This was followed by Manila with 61 new infections; Quezon with 55; Laguna with 50; and Negros Occidental with 47.

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Meanwhile, 135 more people recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries to 398,782.

Also, the country’s COVID-19 death toll rose to 8,418, including 27 new deaths.

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