The Pinoy Business Chronicle

Business news and analysis. Covering financial news, economic issues, stock market data, local business, business policy and more.

National Business News

COVID-19 infections top 383,000; death tally at 7,238 — DoH

covid 19 infections top 383000 death tally at 7238 doh - COVID-19 infections top 383,000; death tally at 7,238 — DoH

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 2,396 coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the total to 383,113.

The death toll rose by 17 to 7,238, while recoveries increased by 17,727 to 348,760, it said in a bulletin.

There were 27,115 active cases, 81.6% of which were mild, 9.9% did not show symptoms, 3.1% were severe and 5.4% were critical.

Davao City reported the highest number of new cases at 148, followed by Quezon City at 146, Laguna at 122, Cavite at 112 and Rizal at 100.

Twelve duplicates had been removed from the tally, while five cases tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths, the agency said in a statement. It added that 15 laboratories had failed to submit their data on Oct. 31.

DoH said there were 1,900 available beds in intensive care units, 13,500 isolation beds, 5,900 ward beds and 2,000 ventilators. — Charmaine A. Tadalan

Leave a Reply

Theme by Anders Norén