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3,637 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Phl today

August 30, 2020 Tags:

DOH COVID-19 CASE BULLETIN #168

As of 4PM today, August 29, 2020, the Department of Health reports the total number of COVID-19 cases at 213,131.

DOH likewise announces 655 recoveries. This brings the total number of recoveries to 135,101.

A total of 3,637 confirmed cases are reported based on the total tests done by 102 out of 110 current operational labs.

Note: Of the 3,637 reported cases today, 3,063 (84%) occurred within the recent 14 days (August 16 – August 29, 2020). The top regions with cases in the recent two weeks were NCR (1,648 or 54%), Region 4A (560 or 18%) and Region 3 (222 or 7%).Of the 94 deaths, 81 occurred in August (86%), 12 in July (13%) and 1 in June (1%). Deaths were from NCR (54 or 57%), Region 4A (16 or 17%), Region 3 (14 or 15%), Region 6 (4 or 4%), Region 9 (3 or 3%), Region 7 (1 or 1%), and Unknown (1 or 1%).

There were 50 duplicates that were removed from the total case count. Of these, 16 recovered cases have been removed.

Moreover, there were twelve (12) cases that were previously reported as recovered but after final validation were deaths (9) and active (3) cases.

These numbers undergo constant cleaning and validation.*

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