DOH logs 1,894 new COVID-19 cases; death toll surpasses 45K

Published November 12, 2021, 4:14 PM

by Analou de Vera


The Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,894 more cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 12.

The number of active infections in the country stood at 29,105 or one percent of the overall cumulative tally of cases which was at 2,813,115.

Sixty-three percent of the active cases have mild symptoms, 16.70 percent were in moderate condition, 10.2 percent have severe symptoms, 5.7 percent were asymptomatic, and 4.4 percent were in critical condition.

Also, 170 more deaths and 1,421 recoveries were logged on Friday.

The new deaths and recoveries lifted the death toll to 45,035, while the survivors’ tally to 2,738,975.

“Twenty-seven duplicates were removed from the total case count. Of these, 23 are recoveries and one is a death. Moreover, 145 cases that were previously tagged as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” the DOH said.

“All labs were operational on November 10, 2021 while two labs were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System (CDRS),” it added.