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COVID-19 kills 208 more in PH; death toll now at 41,793 – DOH

/ 04:21 PM October 24, 2021
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(FILE) Workers are finding themselves busier than ever at New Life Crematorium in Biñan City in Laguna, where families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19 have to wait for at least two days to secure a slot. —RICHARD A. REYES

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported 208 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the country’s death toll to 41,793.

The total deaths account for 1.52 percent of the 2,756,923 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country. It also accounts for 0.85 percent of the total deaths worldwide.

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According to Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker, global deaths currently stand at 4,943,958.

Meanwhile, the total active infections in the country currently sit at 60,957, while recoveries are at 2,654,173.

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Of the active cases, 77.5 have mild symptoms, 9.2 percent moderate, 6.1 percent asymptomatic, 5.1 percent are severe, and 2.1 percent are critical.

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