DOH confirms 603 new COVID-19 cases

Published December 5, 2021, 4:56 PM

by Analou de Vera


The Philippines added another 603 cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to its running tally of infections since last year.

Based on the latest case bulletin, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country stood at 2,834,775, of which, 0.5 percent or 13,853 patients are still receiving treatment.

The DOH said 5,532 of the active cases have mild symptoms, 3,903 patients have moderate symptoms, 2,410 were severe, 738 patients were in critical condition, while 1,270 were asymptomatic.

Also, 156 new deaths and 1,047 more recoveries were logged on Sunday.

These brought the total number of deaths and recoveries to 49,386 and 2,771,536, respectively.

“Pinapaalalahanan ang lahat na huwag maging kampante sa banta ng COVID-19. Bagkus, dapat natin ipagpatuloy ang tamang pagsunod sa minimum public health standards at laging magsuot ng facemask na may face shield, mag physical distancing, at maghugas ng kamay (The public is reminded not to be complacent about the threat of COVID-19. Instead, we must continue to adhere to the minimum public health standards and always wear a face mask with a face shield, do physical distancing, and frequently wash your hands),” the DOH said.

“Agad rin na magpabakuna upang makakuha ng dagdag na proteksyon laban sa COVID-19 (Also, get vaccinated immediately to get extra protection against COVID-19),” it added.