PH Covid-19 recoveries rise by 186 to 374,543

PH Covid-19 recoveries rise by 186 to 374,543

MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday logged 186 new recovered cases, bringing the overall tally of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) recoveries nationwide to 374,543.

As of 4 p.m., the DOH also reported 1,148 new confirmed cases and 23 new deaths.

The figure brings the total number of active cases to 28,313 and the death toll to 7,862.

Of the active cases, about 83.6 percent are mild, 8.2 percent are asymptomatic, 2.9 percent are severe, 0.22 percent are moderate, and 5.1 percent are in critical condition.

Cavite topped the list of places with most number of newly-confirmed cases at 88. It is followed by Quezon City with 52, Rizal with 46, Baguio City with 44, and the City of Manila also with 44 infections.

The DOH data as of November 16 showed that 920 or 5.1 percent of 17,880 who were tested turned out positive for Covid-19.

The DOH also reported it has 21,300-bed capacity dedicated to patients with Covid-19.

Available are 56 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds, 59 percent of 13,500 isolation beds, and 71 percent of 5,900 ward beds.

About 77 percent of 2,000 ventilators are available for Covid-19 patients’ use. (PNA)

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