PH logs 7,228 new COVID-19 cases

June 6, 2021 People's Tonight 108 views

CNN Philippines — The country recorded 7,228 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,269,478, the Department of Health’s latest bulletin showed.

The number of active infections is now at 59,337 or 4.7% of the total nationwide count.

Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 21,898 after 166 more patients succumbed to coronavirus infection. The number of deaths is 1.72% of the total COVID-19 cases in the country.

The recovery count rose to 1,188,243 or 93.6% of the COVID-19 total after 7,372 more patients survived infection.

All laboratories were operation on June 4, but three laboratories failed to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System.

The DOH said the three non-reporting laboratories contribute, on average, 0.68% of samples tested and 1.27% of positive individuals.

On the other hand, the Department of Foreign Affairs has received no new reports of COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos.

To date, there are 19,878 confirmed COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos. Meanwhile, the death toll is at 1,194 and the number of recoveries remains at 12,056.