PH records 33,169 new COVID-19 cases amid Omicron scare – Jan 10, 2022
Manila, Philippines —The Department of Health (DOH) stated Monday another all-time excessive growth in covid-19 cases because it showed the contamination of 33,169 more people in the country.
His today’s figure propelled active coronavirus instances national to 157,526 and the overall count to two,998,530 because the pandemic struck the Philippines in 2020. The doh stated 97. 1 percentage of the lively instances had been either slight or asymptomatic. Especially, it said 147,912 humans manifested moderate covid-19 signs at the same time as 4,994 were asymptomatic, and that 2,858 were deemed mild cases while 1,461 were excessive and 309 have been essential. Monday’s record of the DOH is also the 0. 33 consecutive days the country is seeing record-breaking numbers. On Sunday, the authorities stated it recorded 28,707 new covid-19 cases, and on Saturday, January 8, some 26,548 new cases. Likewise, the positivity fee has been going up – now 46 percent of the 73,234 tests recently carried out, in keeping with the health enterprise.
This latest figure propelled active coronavirus cases nationwide to 157,526 and the total count to 2,998,530 since the pandemic struck the Philippines in 2020.
The DOH said 97.1 percent of the active cases were either mild or asymptomatic. Specifically, it said 147,912 people manifested mild COVID-19 symptoms while 4,994 were asymptomatic, and that 2,858 were deemed moderate cases while 1,461 were severe and 309 were critical.
Monday’s report of the DOH is also the third consecutive day the country is seeing record-breaking numbers. On Sunday the government said it recorded 28,707 new COVID-19 cases, and on Saturday, January 8, some 26,548 new cases.
Likewise, the positivity rate has been going up – now 46 percent of the 73,234 tests recently conducted, according to the health agency.
This positivity rate is way above the World Health Organization’s threshold of 5 percent which indicates controlled transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the latest coronavirus strain that causes the serious respiratory illness COVID-19.
Based totally on the DOH’s file on Monday, 99 percent or 32,972 of the brand new infections had been logged inside the remaining 14 days. It additionally confirmed that metro manila is once more the pinnacle region that posted the very best wide variety at 18,535 new instances (56 percentage) inside the latest two weeks, accompanied by using region 4-a with 7,443 (23 percentage) and region three with three,403 (10 percent). On the same time, the DOH stated it these days recorded the recovery of 3,725 patients, bringing the overall range of recoveries to 2,788,711, as well as the passing of 145 coronavirus-hit humans to boom the death toll to 52,293 considering the fact that 2020. Ten laboratories were not capable of put up their statistics on the coronavirus checks they performed on January 8 to the covid-19 report repository device, in keeping with the DOH, and then explaining: “based totally on information in the last 14 days, the ten labs make contributions, on common, 6. 2% of samples tested and six. 3% of positive individuals.”