DOH logs over 55,000 COVID-19 recoveries, 201 deaths | Inquirer News

DOH logs over 55,000 COVID-19 recoveries, 201 deaths

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 04:24 PM April 11, 2021
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This photo taken on April 6, 2021, shows a relative wearing personal protective equipment attending to a family member with COVID-19 at a makeshift ward in a hospital in Manila. – More contagious variants of the coronavirus have been blamed for a record surge in infections in Metro Manila that has overwhelmed hospitals and sent the national capital region into lockdown. (Photo by JAM STA ROSA / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday logged a total of 55,204 recoveries from COVID-19, bringing the total to 703,404.

The health department also recorded 11,681 new infections on Sunday, boosting the total number of cases to 864,868.


Of the total, 146,519 are considered active.

Meanwhile, 201 COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 14,945.


DOH said it removed 22 duplicates from the total case count, of which seven are recoveries.

Moreover, 13 cases that were previously tagged as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation.

Six labs were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 document repository system on Saturday, April 10, DOH said.

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