6.9K new Covid-19 survivors up PH recovery tally to 1,321,050

6.9K new Covid-19 survivors up PH recovery tally to 1,321,050

MANILA – The nation’s total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 1,321,050 after 6,912 new recoveries were reported on Sunday.

In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said recoveries account for 94.5 percent of the total case count which has reached 1,397,992 since the start of the pandemic last year.

Meanwhile, 6,096 new infections brought the total number of active cases to 52,570.

About 89.5 percent of these active cases are mild, 5.6 percent are asymptomatic, 1.4 percent are critical, 2 percent are severe, and 1.48 percent are moderate.

Some 128 new deaths were also reported, pushing the country’s total number of Covid-19 fatalities to 24,372.

According to DOH data on June 25, about 12 percent of 47,927 who were tested turned out positive for Covid-19.

“About 15 duplicates were removed from the total case count, and of these, 13 are recoveries. Moreover, 69 cases previously tagged as recoveries have been reclassified as deaths after final validation,” it added.

All laboratories were operational on June 25 while three laboratories were not able to submit their data to the Covid-19 Document Repository System.

The DOH said the three non-reporting laboratories contribute, on average, 0.81 percent of samples tested, and 0.86 percent of positive individuals based on data in the last 14 days.

To date, 57 percent of 3,500 intensive care unit beds, 47 percent of 19,300 isolation beds, 44 percent of 12,200 ward beds, and 37 percent of 2,800 ventilators are utilized by patients with Covid-19 nationwide.

Meanwhile, 45 percent of 1,200 intensive care unit beds, 39 percent of 4,800 isolation beds, 32 percent of 3,500 ward beds, and 32 percent of 1,000 ventilators dedicated to patients with Covid-19 are in use in the National Capital Region. (PNA)

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