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COVID-19 kills 162 more in PH, says DOH

/ 04:34 PM July 16, 2021
COVID-19 kills 162 more in PH, says DOH

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MANILA, Philippines — Another 162 individuals made ill by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 have died, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Friday. This raised the country’s COVID-19 casualty count to 26,476.

In its latest bulletin, DOH also said that the Philippines has to date recorded a total of 1,496,328 coronavirus infections and added that the fatality rate, or the percentage of people who died from the disease, was 1.77 percent.

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The health department reported an average of 108 deaths in the last seven days from July 10 to 16, and 106 average deaths logged from July 3 to 9.

Active COVID-19 cases stood at 48,480 as of July 16, of which 2.6 percent are severe and 1.6 percent are critical or are at higher risk for death, according to DOH.

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DOH’s data further showed that 91.8 percent of the active cases are mild, 1.85 percent are moderate, and 2.1 percent are asymptomatic.

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