The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) total caseload rose to 1,530,266 with 5,828 new cases.

According to the Department of Health (DOH), five Covid-19 laboratories failed to submit their daily reports on time.

This brings the country’s active cases to 50,562 where 92.7% cases are mild, 1.6% are asymptomatic, 1.5% are critical, 2.5% are severe, 1.74% are moderate.

The country’s total recoveries increased to 1,452,813 with 3,257 new ones.

Meanwhile, the country’s recovery rate climbed to 1,452,813 with 3,257 more patients winning the fight against the deadly respiratory illness.

Death toll, on the other hand, inches to 26,891 with 17 new fatalities. 

The health department also confirmed that 11 duplicate cases were removed from the nationwide count. 

“Moreover, 15 cases that were previously tagged as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” the health department also said. Ronald Espartinez