6,216 new COVID cases in PH recorded; new recoveries at 1,038 – DOH


The Department of Health (DOH) reported more than 6,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

The submission of 98 out of 103 laboratories resulted in 6,216 new confirmed cases so the total is now 153,660.

Of the new cases, the highest number still recorded in Metro Manila is over 3,000. Laguna, Rizal, Cavite and Bulacan followed, all under a modified enhanced community quarantine.

Most new cases tested positive this month, but there were also reports that tested positive between March and June.

Active cases or confirmed cases of healing are at 79,813.

There were 1,038 new recoveries reported today, bringing the total to 71,405.

While 16 new deaths were reported, with a total of 2,442.

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