PH Covid-19 patients have already recovered in 94% of cases
On Sunday, the country’s total number of patients who recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) reached 1,467,269, with 5,573 new recoveries.
The number equates to a 94.7 percent recovery rate from 1,548,755 illnesses since the pandemic began last year, according to the Department of Health.
The Department of Health also verified 5,479 additional cases, increasing the overall number of active cases in the nation to 54,262, or 3.5 percent of all cases.
There are 93.4 percent mild cases, 1.2 percent asymptomatic patients, 2.3 percent severe cases, 1.63 percent moderate cases, and 1.4 percent critical cases among the active cases.
There were also 93 additional fatalities, bringing the overall number of deaths to 27,224, or 1.76 percent of all cases.
According to the Department of Health, five duplicate cases were eliminated from the overall case count, three of which were genuine recoveries.
Meanwhile, following final confirmation, 50 instances formerly labeled as recoveries were reclassified as fatalities.
On July 23, the Department of Health reported that 13.1 percent of 47,000 people tested positive for Covid-19.
On July 23, all labs were functioning, however, three were unable to send data to the Covid-19 Document Repository System.
The three non-reporting labs account for 0.1 percent of samples tested and 0.2 percent of positive people, according to data from the previous 14 days.
To date, 37% of 3,500 critical care unit beds, 47% of 19,500 isolation beds, 44% of 12,000 ward beds, and 38% of 2,800 ventilators devoted to Covid-19 patients are in use throughout the country.
In Metro Manila, patients with Covid-19 utilize 46 percent of 1,100 critical care unit beds, 41 percent of 4,700 isolation beds, 37 percent of 3,400 ward beds, and 36 percent of 1,000 ventilators.