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PH posts record-high 2,651 new COVID-19 infections; active cases now at 34K

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 04:29 PM February 26, 2021
2,288 new COVID-19 cases push total of active infections to 28,488

FILE PHOTO: This undated transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, also known as novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. NIAID-RML/Handout via REUTERS.

MANILA, Philippines — The country on Friday reported 2,651 additional infections of the coronavirus disease — the highest number of new Covid-19 cases so far this 2021 — propelling the nation’s total number of cases to 571,327.

In its case bulletin at 4 p.m., the Department of Health (DOH) also reported that the total active cases reached 34,498, which is six percent of the total Covid-19 caseload in the country.

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Meanwhile, DOH reported 561 recoveries and 46 more fatalities of the disease, bringing the total count of recoveries and deaths to 524,582 and 12,247, respectively.

Four duplicated cases, including a recovered case, were deleted from the total case count, DOH said.

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The department added that 20 cases previously classified as recoveries were updated to deaths.

Below is the list of fresh new coronavirus cases from January 1 until February 26 based on the DOH Covid-19 data for 2021:

January 1 – 1,765

January 2 – 1,097

January 3 – 891

January 4 – 959

January 5 – 937

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January 6 – 1,047

January 7 – 1,353

January 8 –  1,776

Jan. 9 –  1,952

Jan. 10 –  1,906

Jan. 11 – 2,052

Jan. 12 – 1,524

Jan. 13 – 1,453

Jan. 14 -1,912

Jan. 15  – 2,048

Jan. 16 -2,058

Jan. 17 – 1,895

Jan. 18 – 2,163

Jan.19 – 1,357

Jan. 20 -1,862

Jan. 21- 1,783

Jan. 22 – 2,178

Jan. 23 – 1,797

Jan. 24 -1,949

Jan. 25 – 1,581

Jan. 26 – 1,713

Jan. 27 – 2,245

Jan. 28 -1,169

Jan. 29 – 1,849

Jan.30 – 2,109

Jan.31 – 2,103

Feb. 1 – 1,658

Feb. 2 – 1,583

Feb. 3 – 1,266

Feb. 4 – 1,590

Feb. 5 – 1,894

Feb. 6 – 1,941

Feb. 7 – 1,790

Feb. 8 – 1,690

Feb. 9 – 1,235

Feb. 10 – 1,345

Feb. 11 –  1,734

Feb. 12 – 2,022

Feb. 13 – 1,960

Feb. 14 – 1,928

Feb. 15 – 1,685

Feb. 16 –  1,391

Feb. 17 – 1,184

Feb. 18 – 1,744

Feb. 19 – 1,901

Feb. 20- 2,240

Feb. 21 – 1,888

Feb. 22 – 1,641

Feb. 23 – 1,414

Feb. 24 – 1,557

Feb. 25 – 2,269

Feb. 26 – 2,651

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