The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally spiked to 483,852 after the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday announced 1,776 new Covid-19 infections.

According to the DOH’s latest data, five Covid-19 laboratories failed to submit their daily reports on time. 

Bulk of the new cases came from Bulacan with 99; followed by Davao City with 96; Quezon City with 83; Rizal with 80; and Laguna with 64.

Currently, there are 25,158 active Covid-19 cases undergoing treatment or quarantine: 82.6% are mild, 8.6% are asymptomatic, 2.9% are severe, and 5.4% are in critical condition.



The country’s recovery rate increased to 449,330 with 285 more patients winning the fight against the respiratory illness.

Death toll, on the other hand, now stands at 9,364 with 8 new fatalities. Ronald dela Cruz