The Daily Manila Shimbun


DOH reports 2,673 new COVID-19 cases

October 17, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 2,673 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases even as 13 laboratories were unable to submit data.

Total cases are now at 354, 338 of which active cases are 52, 423. The DOH said 84.7 percent of active cases are mild, 11 percent asymptomatic, 2.9 percent critical and 1.5 percent severe.

Seventy-three persons died from COVID-19, bringing total deaths to 6,603.

The DOH said 539 persons survived COVID-19, raising total recoveries to 295, 312. DMS