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DOH logs new record-high 22,415 COVID-19 cases

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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Monday listed 22,415 coronavirus cases, its new highest daily rise since the pandemic hit. 

September 6 marks the fourth straight day of authorities reporting more than 20,000 additional infections. It pushed the country's total to 2,103,331.

Today's figures also saw active cases up by 2,195 from the 157,438 on September 5. The Department of Health said eight laboratories did not submit test results. 

  • Active cases: 159,633 or 7.6% of the total

  • Recoveries: 20,109, bringing the number to 1,909,361

  • Deaths: 103, or now 34,337 in total

 

 

GCQ for NCR 

  • Malacañang said Metro Manila would revert to General Community Quarantine starting September 8 as a pilot area for its "granular" lockdown.

  • DOH reported 279 more cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant, 245 of which are local cases and Metro Manila accounting for 51. 

  • There are now 15.03 million Filipinos fully vaccinated for COVID-19. That is 19.49% of the government's goal of inoculating up to 70 million this year. 

  • Vice President Leni Robredo scored President Rodrigo Duterte for seemingly being more focused on politics than in managing the government's pandemic response. The Palace, in response, referred to Robredo as a canddiate in the 2022 elections even if she has yet to decide on running.

COVID-19 TALLY PHILIPPINES COVID-19 VACCINES DELTA VARIANT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE LENI ROBREDO METRO MANILA
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