MANILA, Philippines — The country recorded 20,310 new COVID-19 cases on Friday—the second-highest single-daily increase since the start of the pandemic.
The highest record was logged on August 30 with 22,366 cases.
According to DOH, active cases are now at 158,994, comprising 7.8 percent of all the 2,040,568 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Meanwhile, there were also 7,710 new recoveries, raising the number of COVID-19 recoveries to 1,847,701. However, another 193 patients have died, raising the death toll to 33,873.
The DOH said 27.4 percent of 67,759 people who were tested were found positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday and were added to the list of active c…
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