The Department of Health (DOH) reported Thursday 1,061 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) bringing the country’s total to 435,413. 

Thirteen Covid-19 laboratories failed to submit their daily reports on time. 

Bulk of the new cases came from Davao City at 92; followed by Quezon City also with 92; Rizal with 50; Pampanga with 44; and Quezon province with 43.


Currently, 27,642 active Covid-19 cases are undergoing treatment or quarantine: 85.2% are mild, 6.9% are asymptomatic, 5.0% are critical, 2.6% are severe, and 0.28% are moderate. 

The country’s recovery rate increased to 399,325 with 328 more patients winning the fight against the deadly respiratory illness. 

Death toll stands at 8,446 with 10 new fatalities. RJ Espartinez