The Department of Health (DOH) logged 356 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Tuesday, Dec. 7—- the lowest single-day tally in 17 months.
The new figure was the lowest since July 2, 2020 when the Philippines recorded 294 cases at that time.
Since the pandemic started last year, the Philippines has already logged a total of 2,835,345 cases, of which, 13,026 patients are still battling with the viral disease.
Of the active cases, 5,314 have mild symptoms, 3,900 patients have moderate symptoms, 2,326 are severe, 587 patients are in critical condition, and 899 are asymptomatic.
The DOH also recorded 871 more recoveries, raising the total number of patients who survived from COVID-19 to 2,772,728.
However, 92 new deaths were confirmed. The total death count related to COVID-19 jumped to 49,591.