DOH tracks 365 new cases of COVID-19 | Inquirer News

DOH tracks 365 new cases of COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 08:15 PM April 20, 2022
DOH tracks 365 new cases of COVID-19

FILE PHOTO A man getting swabbed for COVID-19. Image from OVP / Facebook

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday tracked the coronavirus infection of 365 more people in the country.

The DOH COVID-19 tracker found on its website nevertheless showed that active coronavirus cases continue to go down, with 17,863 as of April 20.

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It likewise disclosed that to date, the country has a total of 3,683,932 cases of COVID-19 which include 3,605,879 recoveries and 59,990 deaths.

On Tuesday, the tracker showed 158 new COVID-19 cases and 18,815 active infections.

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The DOH COVID-19 tracker further noted that 25,746 people were tested for SARS-CoV-2 on April 19.

SARS-CoV-2 was the latest strain of coronavirus that causes serious respiratory illness COVID-19. It has a number of variants, including the highly contagious Delta and Omicron, due to mutations.

On April 18, the DOH reported that 1,674 fresh infections were recorded from April 11-17.

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For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

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