DOH COVID-19 update as of December 25, 2020
The Department of Health (DOH) gave an update about its latest COVID-19 tally as of 4:00 p.m. of December 25, 2020.
According to its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #286 dated December 25, 2020, the Department of Health recorded 1,885 newly-reported COVID-19 cases. This brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease to 467,601.
Also, the Department of Health reported 27,748 total active cases wherein 81.7% were mild cases, 10.4% were asymptomatic cases, 4.9% were critical cases, 2.6% were severe cases, and 0.32% were moderate cases.
Moreover, the Department of Health identified the top five areas with the highest number of new coronavirus cases as of December 25 only: Quezon City with 130 new cases, Bulacan with 122 new cases, Davao City with 99 new cases, Rizal with 78 new cases, and Leyte with 63 new cases.
Aside from the number of confirmed cases, the Department of Health had recorded 307 newly-reported recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 430,791. Also, the Department of Health recorded 7 newly-reported fatalities, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths to 9,062.
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.
“Ipagpatuloy natin ang paghatid ng regalo ng kaligtasan at kalusugan sa ating mga pamilya at minamahal sa buhay. Upang lubos na malayo sa peligro ng COVID-19, lalo na para kay lolo’t lola, piliin ang mga contactless na paraan ng pagbati.” the Department of Health said in its message of the day.