DOH: 191 more succumb to COVID-19, PH's death toll now at 25,650 | Inquirer News

DOH: 191 more succumb to COVID-19, PH’s death toll now at 25,650

/ 04:12 PM July 08, 2021

This file photo shows a worker in a protective suit, used due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, waits outside the crematorium facility as the cremation process takes some two hours in Manila on April 29, 2020. (Photo by Maria TAN / AFP FILE)

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) reported 191 more COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, raising the death count to 25,650.

The DOH said the case fatality rate, or the percentage of people who have died in all the confirmed cases, is now at 1.76 percent.


The country has so far confirmed a total of 1,455,585 COVID-19 cases, including 49,036 that remain active. Of the active cases, 2.2 percent are severe and 1.5 percent are critical and are at a higher risk for death.


The DOH reported an average of 122 deaths from July 2 to 8, slightly higher than the 108 deaths from June 25 to July 1.

There were 164 deaths recorded on July 7, 104 on July 6, 43 on July 5, 86 on July 4, and 90 on July 3, based on previous case bulletins from the health department.


164 new COVID-19 fatalities push death toll to 25,459

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