The Philippines overtakes Indonesia as the Southeast Asian nation with the most number of coronavirus infections as of Thursday, August 6. Read:
The country reports 3,561 new cases on Thursday, August 6, bringing the total to 119,460
Rizal - 81Of the areas listed above, only Cebu was under general community quarantine while the rest were under lockdown or modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until August 18.Over 42% or 50,473 of the country's total cases are still active cases.
The death toll has also increased, with the government reporting 28 new fatalities on Thursday. The toll now stands at 2,150.Meanwhile, the recoveries grew to 66,837 after 569 more people were reported to have gotten past the disease.How is hospital capacity?
More than half of the country's beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients are now occupied.According to the DOH, the following are the occupancy rates:ICU beds - 55% occupiedIsolation beds - 51% occupiedWard beds - 53% occupiedMeanwhile, 31% of ventilators are being used for severe and critical cases, leaving 69% of around 2,100 units still available.Read more: Rappler »
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COVID-19 cases in PH tops 119,460 with 3,561 new infectionsMANILA, Philippines — There are now 119,460 cases of the coronavirus disease ( COVID-19 ) in the Philippines as the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday recorded an additional 3,561
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