DOH COVID-19 update as of November 21, 2020
The Department of Health (DOH) gave an update about its latest COVID-19 tally as of 4:00 p.m. of November 21, 2020.
According to its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #252 dated November 21, 2020, the Department of Health recorded 1,791 newly-reported COVID-19 cases. This brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease to 416,852.
Also, the Department of Health reported 33,224 total active cases wherein 84.5% were mild cases, 8.7% were asymptomatic cases, 4.3% were critical cases, 2.3% were severe cases, and 0.20% were moderate cases.
Moreover, the Department of Health identified the top five areas with the highest number of new coronavirus cases as of November 21 only: Tarlac with 211 new cases, Davao City with 115 new cases, Laguna with 74 new cases, Cavite with 69 new cases, and Negros Occidental with 65 new cases.
Aside from the number of confirmed cases, the Department of Health had recorded 328 newly-reported recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 375,548. Also, the Department of Health recorded 55 newly-reported fatalities, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths to 8,080.
While the coronavirus disease was still present in the Philippines and the number of COVID-19 cases kept on increasing, the Department of Health constantly reminded the public to continually follow the minimum public health standards.
Also, the Department of Health reminded the public that they should avoid large indoor gatherings as they carried a high risk of COVID-19 infection,