PH logs 7,302 new COVID-19 cases — DOH
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Sunday logged 7,302 COVID-19 cases, bringing the caseload to 1,315,639, the Department of Health (DOH) reported.
Of the total cases, 59,865 infections or 4.6 percent are still tagged as “active cases,” but most of them, or 95.7 percent, only have mild or have no symptoms.
There are 7,701 who recuperated from the disease, bringing the recovery count to 1,232,986, or 93.7 percent of all cases.
The death toll is now at 22,788 or 1.73 percent, after 137 more died on Sunday.
DOH said all laboratories were operational and one laboratory was not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System.
The Philippines is only behind Indonesia in terms of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia which has 1,901,490 cases, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker.
As of posting, the global cases reached 175.6 million including 3.7 million deaths.
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