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PH logs 6,216 new COVID-19 cases, over 6,000 recoveries

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 04:35 PM July 24, 2021
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FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed coronavirus model is seen in front of a world map and the words “CoronaVirus Disease (Covid-19)” on display in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday recorded 6,216 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total active cases to 54,401.

The Department of Health (DOH) said the number of active cases is 3.5 percent of the total caseload in the country of 1,543,281.

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Meanwhile, the DOH also logged 6,778 new recoveries, raising the number of patients who have so far recovered to 1,461,749.

On COVID-19 testing, 13 percent of the 45,592 persons tested were found positive for the virus on July 22.

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Two laboratories were not able to submit their data to the  COVID-19 Document Repository System on time, the DOH said.

Based on data over the last 14 days, the two non-reporting labs contribute 0.1 percent of samples tested and 0.1 percent of positive individuals on average.

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