The Philippines reported 27,331 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases from August 1 to 7, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday.

The DOH weekly Covid-19 case bulletin showed that the new cases reported is 13% higher compared to the number of infections posted the week before at 24,100. 

The daily average is at 3,904, which was also higher compared to the previous number 3,443.

The DOH also reported 80 fatalities, 32 of them happened from July 25 to August 7.

Meanwhile, 71,898,721 individuals have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The number is 92.06% of the government’s target.

Among the said number, 198,109 people got vaccinated from August 1 to 7.

Ronald Espartinez