DOH Records 1,594 Newly-Reported COVID-19 Cases In PH As Of November 5, 2020

DOH had recorded 1,594 newly-reported COVID-19 cases in the Philippines as of November 5, 2020.

The Department of Health (DOH) had recorded 1,594 newly-reported coronavirus cases in the Philippines as of 4:00 p.m. of November 5, 2020.

This, as the Department of Health gave an update on the total number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines as of today.

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According to its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #236 dated November 5, 2020, the Department of Health recorded 1,594 newly-reported COVID-19 cases. This brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease to 389,725.

Also, the Department of Health reported 32,773 total active cases wherein 83.0% were mild cases, 10.1% were asymptomatic cases, 4.4% were critical cases, and 2.5% were severe cases.

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Moreover, the Department of Health identified the top five areas with the highest number of new coronavirus cases as of November 5 only: City of Manila with 253 new cases, Cavite with 126 new cases, Davao City with 78 new cases, Rizal with 78 new cases, and Quezon City with 73 new cases.

Aside from the number of confirmed cases, the Department of Health had recorded 468 newly-reported recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 349,543. Also, the Department of Health recorded 42 newly-reported fatalities, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths to 7,409.

Meanwhile, Department of Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III credited President Rodrigo Duterte’s commendation on COVID-19 surveillance and tracking of possible outbreaks to on-ground surveillance teams.

According to DOH’s press release, Duque credited the success to local chief executives with their respective local governments, local Epidemiology and Surveillance Units, and Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams who worked diligently in order to carry out their duties in helping stop the spread of COVID-19 by detecting and tracking cases of infection.

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