Wed. Dec 1st, 2021

An additional 10,967 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the country’s overall tally of recovered cases to 511,743 on Sunday.

In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said the figures represent 93.2 percent of those who tested positive for the virus nationwide.

The agency also reported 1,928 new confirmed cases and eight new deaths.

These figures brought the overall tally of active cases to 25,918 and death toll to 11,515.

The DOH said about 86 percent of the active cases are mild, 7.2 percent are asymptomatic, 2.9 percent are severe, 0.91 percent are moderate, and 3 percent are in critical condition.

“Seven duplicates was removed from the total case count, and of these, four are recoveries. Moreover, one case that was previously tagged as recovery was reclassified as a death after final validation,” it added.

Currently, there are 21,400 beds dedicated to patients with Covid-19.

Available are 62 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds, 67 percent of 13,500 isolation beds, and 78 percent of 6,000 ward beds.

About 80 percent of 2,000 ventilators are available for Covid-19 patients’ use. SOVEREIGNPH

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