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Number of active COVID-19 cases in PH breaches 11,000

/ 08:46 PM July 07, 2022
With 1,936 additional COVID cases recorded in the country on Thursday, the DOH said the tally of active infections has now climbed to 11,370. 

FILE PHOTO: This undated transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, also known as novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. NIAID-RML/Handout via REUTERS.

MANILA, Philippines — With 1,936 additional COVID-19 cases recorded on Thursday, the Department of Health (DOH) said the tally of active infections has now climbed to 11,370.

The latest data from the department’s COVID-19 tracker shows that 849 of the newly reported cases are from Metro Manila.

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Meanwhile, the country’s cumulative tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached 3,713,131, with 3,641,136 recoveries and 60,625 deaths.

The DOH earlier reported that the country’s positivity rate is now at 7.4 percent, a clear uptick from Tuesday’s 6.8 percent.

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The figure surpasses the World Health Organization’s threshold of less than five percent.

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