PH COVID-19 count now at 487,690 with 1,906 new infections | Inquirer News

PH COVID-19 count now at 487,690 with 1,906 new infections

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 04:00 PM January 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 caseload in the country increased to 487,690 on Sunday after the Department of Health (DOH) logged 1,906 new infections.

Of the total, 20,087 cases are considered active, the DOH said in its daily case bulletin.


Majority or 83% of the active cases have mild symptoms, 5.8% are asymptomatic, 3.7% are having severe symptoms, while 6.8% are in critical condition.

Meanwhile, 8,592 new recoveries brought the total to 458,198, while the death toll rose to 9,405 after eight patients died.


Quezon City registered the most number of new coronavirus infections with 121 cases, followed by Benguet (84), Davao City (82), Cavite (79), and Bulacan (75).

DOH said it removed 13 duplicates from the total case count, of which seven are recovered cases, while one is a fatality.

Meanwhile, two cases previously tagged as recoveries are reclassified as deaths.

Five labs were not able to submit their data on Jan. 9.


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, COVID-19, update
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2021 | 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.