Fri. May 14th, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Health under Bulletin #176 has on Sunday, September 6, 2020, reported a huge number of recoveries of over 20k and around 3k new confirmed cases.

The agency said the total number of COVID-19 cases inched higher to 237,365 with the addition of 2,839 new cases.

Likewise, the DOH announced a staggering number of 23,074 recoveries that pushed the overall number of survivors to 184,687.

The (2,839) confirmed cases reported were based on the total tests done by 96 out of 115 current operational labs. It was also reported that 19 labs failed to submit their data to the COVID-19 Data Repository System (CDRS).

And these labs are:

1. AFRIMS- Collaborative Molecular Laboratory (VLUNA)

2. AL Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

3. Amosup Seamen’s Hospital

4. Bohol Containerized PCR Laboratory

5. Bulacan Medical Center

6. Butuan Medical Center

7. Calamba Medical Center

8. Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (TALA)

9. Green City Medical Center

10. Ilocos Training Regional Medical Center (GX)

11. Marilao Medical and Diagnostic Clinic

12. Mary Mediatrix Medical Center

13. Philippine Red Cross

14. Philippine Red Cross – Clark Mol Lab (PAMPANGA)

15. Philippine Red Cross – Logistics and Training- SUBIC, ZAMBALES

16. Philippine Red Cross – Molecular Biology Laboratory

17. Philippine Red Cross – PLMC Laboratory

18. Philippine Red Cross – Port Area

19. Safeguard DNA Diagnostics

Of the 2,839 reported cases today, 2,302 (81%) occurred within the recent 14 days (August 24 – September 6, 2020). The top regions with cases in the recent two weeks were NCR (894 or 39%), Region 4A (594 or 26%) and Region 6 (225 or 10%).Of the 85 deaths, 29 occurred in September (34%), 33 in August (39%) 6 in July (7%) 3 in June (4%) 6 in May (7%) 7 in April (8%) and 1 in March (1%).

Deaths were from NCR (41 or 48%), Region 7 (15 or 18%), Region 4A (9 or 11%), Region 8 (4 or 5%), Region 10 (4 or 5%), Region 3 (2 or 2%), Region 5 (2 or 2%), Region 2 (1 or 1%), Region 6 (1 or 1%), Region 9 (1 or 1%), Region 12 (1 or 1%), Region 4B (1 or 1%), BARMM (1 or 1%), CARAGA (1 or 1%), and Unknown (1 or 1%).

There were 44 duplicates that were removed from the total case count. Of these, 28 recovered cases have been removed.

Moreover, there were twenty-seven (27) cases that were previously reported as recovered but after final validation, they were deaths (26) and active (1) cases.

These numbers undergo constant cleaning and validation.

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