PH logs 1.9K new cases; 291 more Covid-19 recoveries

The country’s recovery rate from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic is now at 92.6 percent after the Department of Health recorded 291 new recoveries on Saturday.

However, the DOH also reported 1,952 new Covid-19 cases, raising the number of active cases to 26,784 or 5.5 percent of the total number of confirmed active cases.

The total number of Covid-19 recoveries is now at 449,615, out of a total of 485,797 cases in the country.

Of the total active cases, the DOH said Davao City remains to have the most number of new Covid-19 cases among the provinces and cities in the country with 143 new reported cases.

This was followed by Quezon City with 98 new Covid-19 cases, Rizal with 80 new cases, Cavite with 77, and Bulacan with 74.

The DOH said 83.1 percent of the total cases are considered to be mild, 8.6 percent are asymptomatic, 5.1 percent are critical, 2.8 percent are severe while 0.47 percent are moderate.

Meanwhile, the DOH reiterated its reminder to Black Nazarene devotees to just stay at home and attend virtual Masses for the annual feast.

It also reminded local government units to monitor the health condition of devotees and strictly impose minimum public health safety protocols. (PNA)

Source: Philippines News agency

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