Thu. Nov 26th, 2020

MANILA — The Department of Health has on Wednesday, 16 September 2020, reported that under Case Bulletin 186, the country recorded an additional 3,550 newly-confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease.
The said number raised the total number of COVID-19 cases to 272,934 overall even as recoveries surged to 207,858 with the addition of 524 new recoveries.
Of the 3,550 reported cases today, 2,984 (84%) occurred within the recent 14 days (September 3 – September 16, 2020).


The top regions with cases in the recent two weeks were NCR (1,168 or 39%), Region 4A (808 or 27%) and Region 3 (333 or 11%).Of the 69 deaths, 34 occurred in September (49%), 18 in August (26%) 10 in July (14%) 4 in June (6%) 2 in May (3%) and 1 in April (1%).
Deaths were from NCR (24 or 35%), Region 4A (19 or 28%), Region 6 (10 or 14%), Region 7 (6 or 9%), Region 8 (2 or 3%), Region 9 (2 or 3%), Region 12 (2 or 3%), Region 4B (2 or 3%), Region 3 (1 or 1%), and Region 5 (1 or 1%).
There were 23 duplicates that were removed from the total case count. Of these, 9 recovered cases have been removed.
Moreover, there were nine (9) cases that were previously reported as recovered but after final validation, they were deaths.
7 labs were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Data Repository System (CDRS) on September 15, 2020. These labs are:

  1. Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (TALA)
  2. Lanao del Norte Covid-19 Testing Laboratory
  3. Las Piñas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center
  4. Metro Iloilo Hospital and Medical Center
  5. Oriental Mindoro Provincial Hospital
  6. Safeguard DNA Diagnostics
  7. Valenzuela Hope Molecular Laboratory
    These numbers undergo constant cleaning and validation.
    The deaths also recorded 69 deaths, bringing the total to 4,732.

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