DOH COVID-19 update as of December 9, 2020
The Department of Health (DOH) gave an update about its latest COVID-19 tally as of 4:00 p.m. of December 9, 2020.
According to its COVID-19 Case Bulletin #270 dated December 9, 2020, the Department of Health recorded 1,387 newly-reported COVID-19 cases. This brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease to 444,164.
Also, the Department of Health reported 26,545 total active cases wherein 85.2% were mild cases, 6.6% were asymptomatic cases, 5.2% were critical cases, 2.7% were severe cases, and 0.31% were moderate cases.
Moreover, the Department of Health identified the top five areas with the highest number of new coronavirus cases as of December 9 only: Batangas with 71 new cases, Quezon City with 70 new cases, Davao del Norte with 64 new cases, Benguet with 59 new cases, and Quezon with 57 new cases.
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Aside from the number of confirmed cases, the Department of Health had recorded 156 newly-reported recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 408,942. Also, the Department of Health recorded seven newly-reported fatalities, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths to 8,677.
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.
“Saan man tayo maglakbay, baunin natin ang pag-iingat at siguraduhing ligtas tayo sa banta ng COVID-19. Ang ating pag-iingat ay ang susi sa patuloy na saya ng Paskong Pinoy,” the Department of Health said in its message of the day.
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