PH’s Covid-19 infections now at 507,717 with 30,126 active cases | Inquirer News

PH’s Covid-19 infections now at 507,717 with 30,126 active cases

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 04:44 PM January 21, 2021

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 — The Philippines’ total number of Covid-19 cases is now at 507,717 as 1,783 new infections were recorded, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Thursday.

There were also 500 new recoveries and 74 additional deaths, bringing the total to 467,456 and 10,116 respectively.


Of the total number, 30,126 are active cases, of which 84.8 percent are mild, eight percent are asymptomatic, 4.4 percent are critical, 2.5 percent are severe, and 0.40 percent are moderate.

The DOH noted that there were five duplicates, of which three were recoveries, that were removed from the total case count.


And there were 15 cases that were previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” the DOH said.

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