DOH confirms 244 new COVID-19 cases

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The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed another 244 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country, raising the Philippines’ total tally to 20,626.

Health Assistant Secretary Maria Vergeire (Facebook)

Of the new cases, 168 were referred as “fresh” or test results released within the last three days and validated by the DOH epidemiology bureau. Only 76 cases were considered “late,” or test results released after more than four days and that were just recently validated.

“Mababa na po ang mga bilang ng late cases na naitala natin ngayon, sapagkat halos tapos na po ang pagva-validate ng mga complete line list na galing sa ating mga laboratories (The number of late cases we reported now is low because we are almost done with the validation of the complete line

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