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PH records 509 additional Covid-19 recoveries, bringing the total number of active cases to 11,255.

After the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 509 new recoveries on Sunday, the Philippines’ overall number of active Covid-19 cases plummeted to 11,255.

The DOH said in its most recent case bulletin that the country’s recovered cases had reached 2,775,057, or 97.8% of the total case count of 2,836,592 since the pandemic began last year.

Meanwhile, the Department of Health reported 402 new illnesses, including 380 cases between Nov. 29 and Dec. 12.

“The top three regions with cases in the last two weeks were NCR (98 percent), Region 4-B (42 percent), and Region 4-A (37 percent),” according to the report “According to the Department of Health.

There are 4,334 light cases, 876 asymptomatic cases, 401 critical cases, 1,961 severe cases, and 3,683 moderate cases among active cases.

With 184 more deaths, the death toll has risen to 50,280.

“Of the 184 deaths, 6 occurred in December 2021 (3 percent), 35 in November 2021 (19 percent), 73 in October 2021 (40 percent), 54 in September 2021 (29 percent), 10 in August 2021 (5 percent), 4 in July 2021 (2 percent), 1 in June 2021 (1 percent), and 1 in February 2021 (1 percent) due to late death information encoding to COVIDKaya,” according to the report “According to the Department of Health.

The COVIDKaya is a digital application that allows health care professionals to collect and exchange information regarding Covid-19 instances.

The Department of Health also stated that this issue is being coordinated with the Epidemiology and Surveillance Units to ensure that information is current.

According to data released by the Department of Health on Dec. 10, about 1.2 percent of the 36,799 people who were tested for Covid-19 tested positive.

“As they are recoveries, about six duplicates were removed from the total case count. In addition, 164 instances tested negative, while 159 were categorized as recoveries after final validation “According to the Department of Health.

After final validation, 178 cases that were previously classified as recoveries were reclassified as deaths.

On December 10, four laboratories were unavailable, and three laboratories were unable to transmit data to the Covid-19 Document Repository System.

Based on statistics from the previous 14 days, the seven laboratories are responsible for 0.5 percent of samples examined and 0.1 percent of positive persons, according to the DOH.

Patients with Covid-19 have used 23 percent of 3,600 ICU beds, 23 percent of 19,700 isolation beds, 13 percent of 12,200 ward beds, and 13 percent of 3,000 ventilators nationwide to date.

Meanwhile, in the National Capital Region, 26 percent of 1,200 ICU beds, 19 percent of 4,700 isolation beds, 19 percent of 3,800 ward beds, and 17 percent of 1,000 ventilators are dedicated to patients with Covid-19.

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