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Coronavirus cases in the Philippines climb to 518,407 with 2,245 new infections
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Coronavirus cases in the Philippines climb to 518,407 with 2,245 new infections

(Philstar.com) - January 27, 2021 - 4:00pm

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Wednesday logged 2,245 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the national caseload to 518,407. 

Of the total number of cases recorded, the DOH has marked 32,384— or 6.2% — as active.

Another 140 people were reported to have beat the virus, bringing total recoveries to 476,542.

But the death toll hit 10,481 after 95 more fatalities were logged by the DOH.

Highest case tallies of the day

  • Baguio City - 121
  • Cebu City - 121
  • Davao City - 102
  • Quezon City - 87 
  • Pangasinan - 81

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— Bella Perez-Rubio with reports from Kristine Joy Patag, Rosette Adele, and The STAR/Kathleen Llemit

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