DFA logs two new COVID cases among overseas Filipinos

Marje Pelayo   •   June 19, 2021   •   504

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported two new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad.

Likewise, three overseas Filipino workers (OFW) recovered from the infection and no new fatalities were recorded.

Overall, DFA logged a total of 20,424 cases of COVID-19 among Filipinos from different parts of the world.

Of this number, 7,108 are currently undergoing treatment.

Also, 12,096 recovered and a total of 1,220 succumbed to the disease in all 94 countries and territories around the globe.

Philippines lists 6,845 new COVID-19 infections; active cases up to 55,069

Robie de Guzman   •   July 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported that the Philippines has logged 6,845 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), pushing the cumulative tally to 1,537,097.

The DOH said that the country’s number of active cases rose to 55,069.

Of this, 93.4 percent are mild, 1.3 percent are asymptomatic, 1.6 percent are moderate, 2.3 percent are severe, and 1.4 percent are in critical condition.

The DOH noted in its report that two accredited testing laboratories failed to submit their data on time.

The DOH also reported 2,330 more patients who have recovered from the disease, bringing the total recoveries to 1,455,137.

The death toll remained at 26,891 as there were no reported new fatalities.

Data from the DOH also showed that 52 percent of the country’s ICU beds are occupied and 36 percent of ventilators are being used.

In the National Capital Region, 42 percent of the ICU beds are occupied while 32 percent of the ventilators are in use.

The DOH also noted a positivity rate of 12.3 percent out of 43,668 tests reported last July 21.

Philippines posts 5,828 new COVID-19 cases

Robie de Guzman   •   July 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines on Thursday logged 5,828 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the nationwide tally to 1,530,266.

The Department of Health (DOH) said that the country’s tally of active cases went up to 50,562.

Of this number , 92.7 percent are mild, 1.74 percent are moderate, 1.6 percent are asymptomatic, 2.5 percent are severe, and 1.5 percent are in critical condition.

The DOH said the five accredited testing laboratories failed to submit their data on time.

The DOH also reported 3,257 additional recoveries, pushing the total to 1,452,813.

The death toll climbed to 26,891 with 17 new fatalities.

Data from the DOH also showed that 54 percent of the country’s ICU beds are occupied and 37 percent of ventilators are being used.

In the National Capital Region, 44 percent of the ICU beds are occupied while 33 percent of the ventilators are in use.

The DOH also reported the positivity rate of 12 percent out of 47,869 tests reported last July 20.

PH logs 6,560 new COVID-19 infections

Robie de Guzman   •   July 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines on Wednesday listed 6,560 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), pushing the nationwide tally to 1,524,449.

The Department of Health (DOH), in its latest bulletin, said the number of active cases in the country reached 47,996.

Of this, 92.1 percent are mild, 1.8 percent are asymptomatic, 1.84 percent are moderate, 2.6 percent are severe, and 1.6 percent are in critical condition.

The DOH noted in its report that four accredited testing laboratories failed to submit data on time.

The DOH also reported 5,364 new recovered patients, bringing the total recoveries to 1,449,579.

COVID-related deaths rose to 26,874 with 32 new fatalities.

Data from the DOH also showed that 55 percent of the country’s ICU beds are occupied and 36 percent of ventilators are being used.

In the National Capital Region, 42 percent of the ICU beds are occupied while 34 percent of the ventilators are in use.

The DOH also reported a positivity rate of 12.1 percent out of 36,168 tests reported last July 19.

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