PH Covid-19 survivors have climbed to a height of 1.3M
The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Saturday that 7,552 additional people have recovered from coronavirus disease in 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the total number of survivors to 1,391,335 (or 94.8 percent of all cases since the epidemic started).
The Department of Health and Human Services reported 5,675 new infections, bringing the total number of active cases to 49,968.
The death toll has also increased to 25,816 as a result of the inclusion of 96 additional victims.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the nation has so far recorded a total of 1,467,119 cases since the epidemic began in March 2020, with 3.4 percent of those cases being active and 1.76 percent being deadly.
89 percent of active cases are characterized by mild symptoms, 5.4 percent by asymptomatic status, 1.5 percent by criticality or severity, 2.4 percent by severeness, and 1.68 percent by moderate severity.
In the 50,704 people tested between July 8 and August 8, about 11 percent, or 5,577 people, tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease Covid-19.
Across the country, at least 55 percent of the entire 3,500 critical care unit (ICU) beds are filled, as are 46 percent of the 19,500 isolation beds and 42 percent of the 12,300 ward beds allocated to patients undergoing Covid-19 treatment.
In Metro Manila, about 40% of the 1,100 intensive care units (ICUs), 37% of the 4,700 isolation units (ICUs), and 32% of the 3,500 beds are in use.