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Phl Tallies 425 COVID Cases, Lowest In 17 Months

Phl Tallies 425 COVID Cases, Lowest In 17 Months

The Philippines recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 30, its lowest daily tally for new COVID-19 cases after 17 months, data from the Department of Health (DOH) show.

Based on the case bulletin of the DOH, there were 425 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov. 30.

This was the lowest since July 2, 2020 when 294 new COVID-19 cases were documented.

Overall, there were 2,832,734 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country.

The DOH clarified, however, that two COVID-19 testing laboratories were not operational, while four others failed to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System (CDRS) on Nov. 28.

The DOH said positivity rate of the country was pegged at 2.1% out of the 24,442 tests conducted last Nov. 28.

The department added the number of active cases was at 15,800 or 0.6% of the total cases.

Of the confirmed cases, 44 have died, bringing the number of fatalities to 48,545.

There were 909 patients who recovered, increasing the number of recoveries to 2,768,389.