The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 2,048 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the Philippines’ tally to 496,656.

According to the latest data of DOH, only one Covid-19 laboratory failed to submit its daily report on time. 

Bulacan posted the most number of new infections with 98; followed by Davao with 89; Pangasinan with 84; the City of Manila with 80; and Leyte with 73.

Currently, there are 27,033 active Covid-19 cases undergoing medical treatment or quarantine: 84.5% are mild, 7.4% are asymptomatic, 2.8% are severe, and 4.9% are in critical condition.



The country’s recovery rate pushes to 459,737 with 551 more patients winning the fight against the deadly respiratory illness. 

Death toll, on the other hand, inches to 9,876 with 137 new fatalities. Ronald dela Cruz