Fri. May 20th, 2022

The Department of Health (DOH) reported that another 3,224 individuals have beaten the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of Friday.

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This brought the total number of recoveries to 2.687 million or 96.6 percent of all known infections in the country, based on the latest Covid-19 bulletin of the DOH.

Another 4,043 new Covid-19 cases were also recorded, bringing the number of active cases to 50,630 or 1.8 percent of all infections – slightly up from Thursday’s 49,835.

Of these active cases, 74.1 percent have mild symptoms, followed by those with moderate symptoms at 10.71 percent, the asymptomatic at 6.5 percent, those with severe symptoms at 6.1 percent, and those in critical condition at 2.6 percent.

There were 44 new deaths recorded, bringing the country’s total to 42,621 or 1.53 percent of all reported Covid-19 cases in the country.

According to the latest data on Covid-19 testing, 52,064 tests were administered on Wednesday with a positivity rate of 8.6 percent.

Nationwide, the amount of available health care facilities for Covid-19 cases remain high.

To date, there are 4,100 beds at intensive care units (ICU) at 50 percent occupancy, 20,800 isolation beds at 37 percent occupancy, 14,500 ward beds at 34 percent occupancy, and there are 3,200 ventilators at 34 percent utilization.

In Metro Manila alone, there are 1,400 ICU beds at 41 percent occupancy, 4,900 isolation beds at 31 percent occupancy, 4,100 ward beds at 31 percent occupancy, and 1,000 ventilators at 30 percent utilization.

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