The Department of Health reported yesterday 285 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019, bringing its total to 449,330, or 92.9 percent of all Covid-19 cases in the country.
In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the DOH also reported 1,776 new Covid-19 cases, with active cases now at 25,158 or 5.2 percent of all Covid-19 infections.
Of the active cases, it said the majority at 82.6 percent are experiencing mild symptoms, followed by the asymptomatic at 8.6 percent, those in critical condition at 5.4 percent, those with severe symptoms at 2.9 percent, and those with moderate symptoms at 0.48 percent.
Bulacan reported the highest number of new cases with 99, followed by Davao City with 96, Quezon City with 83, Rizal with 80, and Laguna with 64.
Availability of hospital facilities for Covid-19 patients remains high with 60 percent of the country’s 2,100 beds at intensive care units (ICU) available, 64 percent of 16,100 isolation bed unoccupied, 76 percent of 7,600 ward beds unoccupied, and 79 percent of 2,100 ventilators are not in use.*PNA