The Philippines has recorded less than 1,000 daily new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases for 16 consecutive days already with 562 new cases detected on Thursday, Dec. 9.
The new cases brought the total number of active infections nationwide to 12,169. Since the start of the pandemic last year, the Philippines has already recorded 2,835,996 cases.
Of those who are still battling with the viral disease, 4,838 have mild symptoms, 851 were asymptomatic, 446 were critical, 2,177 percent were severe, and 3,857 percent were moderate.
Also, 176 new fatalities were confirmed on Thursday. These brought the country’s COVID-19 deaths to 49,936.
The latest case bulletin also showed 882 new recoveries, bringing the total number of COVID-19 survivors to 2,773,891.