In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) reported 10,726 new infections for April 16.
The death toll from the disease is now at 15,738, with 145 new deaths.
The DOH also reported 650 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the country’s total recovery count to 705,757.
This accounts for 77.1 percent of all Covid-19 infections in the country since March 2020. Read More
With 203,710 active COVID-19 cases, Philippines sees record high for 2nd day in a row
April 17, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday recorded 11,101 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 926,052.
- Active cases: 203,710 or 22% of the total
- Recoveries: 799, pushing total to 706,532
- Deaths: 72, bringing total to 15,810