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6,426 new COVID-19 cases seen ahead of new quarantine classifications
People belonging to A1 to A4 categories queue for a Sinovac vaccine at Bagong Silang Elementary School in Caloocan City on June 9, 2021.
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6,426 new COVID-19 cases seen ahead of new quarantine classifications

(Philstar.com) - June 14, 2021 - 4:02pm

MANILA, Philippines — Health authorities on Monday reported 6,426 new coronavirus cases, ahead of government's decision on a new quarantine status until end of June.

Today's figures pushed the country's overall count to 1,322,053. The Department of Health said 10 laboratories did not turn in screening results. 

  • Active cases: 59,096 or 4.5% of the total

  • Recoveries: 7,145, bringing the number to 1,240,112

  • Deaths: 57, or now 22,845 in total

What's new today?

  • Metro Manila mayors agreed to shorten curfew hours in the capital region from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. starting June 15.

  • DOH said the latest shipment of Sinovac to the Philippines has yet to be distributed as the drugmaker still lacks a necessary document. 

  • Mayor Sara Duterte sought to explain that the uptick in COVID-19 cases in Davao City is a result of ramping up testing efforts there. 

COVID-19 TALLY PHILIPPINES DAVAO CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH METRO MANILA SINOVAC
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