DOH COVID-19 update as of December 10, 2020
The Department of Health (DOH) gave an update about its latest COVID-19 tally as of 4:00 p.m. of December 10, 2020.
According to its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #271 dated December 10, 2020, the Department of Health recorded 1,383 newly-reported COVID-19 cases. This brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease to 445,540.
Also, the Department of Health reported 27,781 total active cases wherein 85.5% were mild cases, 6.7% were asymptomatic cases, 5.0% were critical cases, 2.5% were severe cases, and 0.25% were moderate cases.
Moreover, the Department of Health identified the top five areas with the highest number of new coronavirus cases as of December 10 only: Quezon City with 83 new cases, Laguna with 75 new cases, City of Manila with 68 new cases, Bulacan with 65 new cases, and Davao City with 61 new cases.
Aside from the number of confirmed cases, the Department of Health had recorded 133 newly-reported recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 409,058. Also, the Department of Health recorded 24 newly-reported fatalities, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths to 8,701.
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.
“Sa pagdiriwang ng bagong taon, hinihikayat ng DOH ang malilikhaing alternatibo sa paputok! Iwasan din ang paggamit ng torotot at pito pagkat maaring maging sanhi ng pagkahawa sa COVID-19 ang mga ito,” the Department of Health said in its message of the day.