The Philippines logged 890 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, the lowest reported case in a day since January 3, 2021, pushing the nationwide tally to 2,828,660.

The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed that three Covid-19 laboratories failed to submit their daily reports on time, while two Covid-19 laboratories were not operational on November 22. 

Currently, there are 17,864 active Covid-19 infections undergoing medical treatment and/or quarantine: 17,864, 53.4% are mild, 4.8% are asymptomatic, 21.39% are moderate, 14.4% are severe, and 6.0% are in critical condition.

Meanwhile, the country’s recovery rate increased to 2,763,114 with 1,710 more patients winning the fight against the deadly respiratory illness.

Death toll, on the other hand, climbed to 47,682 with 200 new fatalities. 

The health department reported that 17 duplicates were removed from the nationwide count, including 15 recoveries, after validation. 

To add, 33 Covid-19 cases were confirmed negative and were successfully removed from the total case count. 

Lastly, 179 recoveries were revalidated as fatalities. Ronald Espartinez