PH logs 4,002 new Covid-19 cases


As of 4PM today, August 13, 2020, the Department of Health reports the total number of COVID-19 cases at 147,526.

A total of 4,002 confirmed cases are reported based on the total tests done by 93 out of 100 current operational labs.

DOH likewise announces 1,403 recoveries. This brings the total number of recoveries to 70,387.

Of the 4,002 reported cases today, 3.304 (83%) occurred within the recent 14 days (July 31-August 13, 2020). The top regions with cases in the recent two weeks were NCR (2,077 or 63%), Region (4A or 609 (18%) and Region 3 (115 or 3%).

Of the 23 deaths, 13 (57%) in August, 6 (26%) in July, 1 (4%) in June, 2 (9%) in April, and 1 (4%) in March. Deaths were from NCR (10 or 43%), Region 4A (5 or 22%), Region 7 (3 or 13%), CAR (3 or 13%), Region 9 (1 or 4%), and Region 10 (1 or 4%).

There were 225 duplicates that were removed from the total case count. Of these, twelve (12) recovered cases and one (1) death have been removed.

Moreover, One (1) case that was previously reported to have recovered has been validated to have died and already included in the count of new deaths.

These numbers undergo constant cleaning and validation.|via DOH

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