DOH reports 1,650 new infections on Nov. 14
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country passed the 406,000 mark with 1,650 more patients contracting the coronavirus, the Department of Health said in a report by CNN Philippines.
In its case bulletin, the agency announced that the tally reached 406,337, with 8.7% or 35,478 active cases or currently ill patients. Of these cases, 83.9% are experiencing mild symptoms, 9.6% have no symptoms, 4.1% are in critical condition, 2.3% are severe cases while 0.13% are in moderate condition.
Laguna province has the highest number of new cases with 84 more infected residents, followed by Davao City with 81, Cavite with 73, Quezon province with 71 and Rizal with 64 new infections.
The death toll hit 7,791 -- about 1.92% of the tally -- after 39 more people succumbed to the disease. There were also 194 who survived, bringing the number of recoveries to 363,068 or 89.4% of the total, the agency said.
The DOH noted that it removed 26 duplicate cases from the total count, including 13 recoveries. It added that 16 recoveries from the previous report were actually deaths after validation.
The bulletin did not include data from nine COVID-19 laboratories since they have yet to submit their case reports, the DOH said.
The Department of Foreign Affairs also reported three new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad. This brings the total in 82 countries to 11,522, where 2,604 cases have been verified by the DOH, the DFA said.
Meanwhile, the department said the number of deaths remained at 830 while the number of recovered patients stayed at 7,461, adding that 3,231 infected persons are currently undergoing treatment.
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