THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 2,053 coronavirus infections on Wednesday, bringing the total to 375,180.
The death toll rose by 61 to 7,114, while recoveries increased by 540 to 329,111, it said in a bulletin.
There were 38,955 active cases, 83% of which were mild, 11.1% did not show symptoms, 3.8% were critical and 2.2% were severe.
Caloocan City reported the highest number of new cases at 108, followed by Quezon City at 103, Negros Occidental at 97, Benguet at 93 and Rizal at 85.
DoH said 11 of 140 laboratories had failed to submit data on the cases.
More than 4.3 million people have been tested for the coronavirus as of Oct. 26, according to the agency’s COVID-19 tracker website.
The coronavirus has sickened 44.3 million and killed 1.2 million people worldwide, according to the Worldometers website, citing various sources including data from the World Health Organization.
About 32.5 million people have recovered, it said. — Vann Marlo M. Villegas