A total of 104 healthcare workers have succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to data from the Department of Health (DOH).

The Department of Health (DOH) announced that a total of 104 healthcare frontliners have died due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). 

Moreover, the September 13 situational report showed that 24,284 healthcare workers have tested positive for the disease: 

Of the said number, 23,814 have already survived the deadly illness 366 are still undergoing medical treatment.

Among the patients undergoing medical treatment, 221 of the active cases are experiencing mild symptoms, 95 are asymptomatic, 21 are in severe condition, 20 are in moderate condition, and nine are critical.

Recently, healthcare workers have organized a staged protest against delayed special risk allowances (SRA) from the DOH amid the pandemic. 

With that, the Department of Budget and Management has distributed an additional P888.12 million to fund the SRA of the healthcare workers. Ronald Espartinez