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Coronavirus cases in the Philippines climb to 511,679 with 1,797 new infections
Motorists pass by an electronic billboard about COVID-19 displayed on a building in Pasay City on Jan. 18, 2021.
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Coronavirus cases in the Philippines climb to 511,679 with 1,797 new infections

(Philstar.com) - January 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Saturday logged 1,797 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the national caseload to 511,679.

Of the total number of cases recorded, the DOH has marked 33,603— or 6.6% — as active.

Another 166 people were reported to have beat the virus, bringing total recoveries to 467,886.

But the death toll hit 10,190 after 54 more fatalities were logged by the DOH.

Highest case tallies of the day

  • Davao City -151 
  • Quezon City - 90 
  • Rizal - 80 
  • Isabela - 64
  • Bulacan - 62 

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— Bella Perez-Rubio with reports from Xave Gregorio and Agence France-Presse

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