PH COVID-19 caseload tops 220,000 as DOH records 3,446 new cases

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MANILA, Philippines — There are now a total of 220,819 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines as the Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,446 more infections on Monday.

Most of the additional cases were from the National Capital Region (1,900 cases), Laguna (163), Cavite (161), Leyte (155), and Pampanga (116).

Of the additional infections, 2,965 or 86% occurred within the last two weeks. The top regions with cases in the past two weeks were NCR (1,528 or 52%), Region 4A (442 or 15%), and Region 3 (275 or 9%)

DOH also announced 165 more survivors, bringing the total to 157,562, while there were 38 new fatalities, taking the country’s death count to 3,558.

Of the 38 dea…

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