The DOH had recorded 2,833 newly-reported COVID-19 cases in the Philippines.
The Department of Health (DOH) had recorded 2,833 newly-reported coronavirus cases in the Philippines as of 4:00 p.m. of September 23, 2020.
This, as the Department of Health gave an update on the total number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines as of today.
According to its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #193 dated September 23, 2020, the Department of Health reported 2,833 newly-reported COVID-19 cases, wherein 2,280 out of 2,833 were recorded as “fresh” cases — reported cases occurred within the recent 14 days.
This brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease to 294,591.
Since September 11, the Department of Health didn’t report the number of operational laboratories who successfully submitted their data to the COVID-19 Data Repository System as well as the total number of operational laboratories. However, the Department of Health on Wednesday reported that five operational laboratories failed to submit their data to the CDRS.
The Department of Health also reported 58,127 total active cases as stated in its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #193 dated September 23, 2020.
Moreover, the Department of Health identified the top five areas with the highest number of new coronavirus cases as of September 23 only: Metro Manila with 1,222 new cases, Cavite with 228 new cases, Negros Occidental with 206 new cases, Batangas with 143 new cases, and Bulacan with 141 new cases.
Aside from the number of confirmed cases, the Department of Health had recorded 765 newly-reported recoveries and 44 newly-reported fatalities. This brought the total number of recoveries to 231,373 and coronavirus deaths to 5,091.