PH logs 416,852 COVID-19 cases; Deaths now over 8K

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday recorded 1,791 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), raising the total number of infections to 416,852.

Of the number, the Department of Health (DOH) said 8 percent or 33,224 cases are active.

The nation’s COVID-19 death toll reached 8,080, which is 1.94 percent of the total COVID-19 cases. This after 55 more patients died of the respiratory disease.

Meanwhile, 328 new recovered patients bring the total COVID-19 recoveries to 375,548.

The DOH once again modified the country’s COVID-19 caseload after deleting six duplicate cases. Of this number, four are recoveries.

The health agency also reclassified …

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