Wednesday, June 23, 2021

PH Covid-19 Recoveries Climb By 3,483 To 1,170,752

PH Covid-19 Recoveries Climb By 3,483 To 1,170,752

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An additional 3,483 patients have beaten the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the country’s overall recovery count to 1,170,752 or 93.8 percent of the Philippines’ total case tally on Thursday.

In its case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) also reported 7,217 new confirmed cases and 199 new deaths.

These figures bring the overall tally of active cases to 55,790 and the death toll to 21,357.

The DOH said about 93.6 percent of the active cases are mild, 2 percent are asymptomatic, 1.4 percent are critical, 1.8 percent are severe, and 1.27 percent are moderate.

“There were 34 duplicates removed from the total case count as 16 of these are recoveries. Moreover, 141 cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” it said.

DOH data on June 1 showed that 14 percent of 44,197 who were tested turned out positive for Covid-19.

All laboratories were operational on June 1 while four laboratories were not able to submit their data to the Covid-19 Document Repository System.

To date, 56 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds, 48 percent of 13,500 isolation beds, 49 percent of 6,000 ward beds, and 37 percent of 2,000 ventilators dedicated to patients with Covid-19 are in use nationwide.

Based on data in the last 14 days, the four non-reporting labs contribute, on average, 0.29 percent of samples tested and 0.12 percent of positive individuals.

Meanwhile, 49 percent of 700 intensive care unit beds, 41 percent of 3,800 isolation beds, 38 percent of 2,200 ward beds, and 35 percent of 800 ventilators dedicated to patients with Covid-19 are used in the National Capital Region.

The public is reminded to stay at home and to observe minimum health standards when going out.

The DOH urged those experiencing Covid-19 symptoms to immediately isolate and contact the Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams. (PNA)

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