PH Recovery Tally Hits 1.2M As 7K More Survive Covid-19

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SM’s Important “Jab”: Empowering Communities Through Vaccination Efforts

SM provides comfortable, convenient, safe and accessible vaccination venues all over the country.

Andanar Reminds Local Radio To Raise Covid-19 Vax Awareness

Secretary Martin Andanar reiterated the civic duty of local radio and news reporters to allow their programs to be an avenue for more Filipinos to understand the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine.

24 To Go Home To CamSur Via ‘Balik Probinsya’ Program

Eight families can now return home to Camarines Sur through the national government’s Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa Program.

‘Konektado Tayo’ To Help Bridge Parent-Teen Communication Gap

Three agencies are spearheading the “Konektado Tayo” campaign to bridge the communication gap between Filipino parents and their adolescent children, particularly on issues concerning adolescent sexuality and development in the country.

The country’s total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 1,202,257, after 7,122 more recoveries were reported on Tuesday.

In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) noted that recoveries account for 93.9 percent of the total case Covid-19 count which has reached 1,280,773 since the start of the pandemic last year.

The agency also reported 4,777 new cases, bringing the total number of active cases to 56,452.

About 93.2 percent of these active cases are mild, 2.5 percent are asymptomatic, 1.3 percent are critical, 1.7 percent are severe, and 1.19 percent are moderate.

Some 95 new deaths were also reported, pushing the country’s total number of Covid-19 fatalities to 22,064.

According to DOH data on June 6, about 14.3 percent of 29,125 who were tested turned out positive for Covid-19.

“Some eight duplicates were removed from the total case count, and of these, six were recovered cases. Moreover, 40 cases that were previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” the DOH said.

All laboratories were operational on June 6 while ten laboratories were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System (CDRS).

The DOH noted the ten non-reporting laboratories contribute, on average, 2.7 percent of samples tested, and 2.9 percent of positive individuals based on data in the last 14 days.

To date, 58 percent of 1,900 intensive care unit beds, 49 percent of 13,600 isolation beds, 49 percent of 6,000 ward beds, and 38 percent of 2,000 ventilators are utilized by patients with Covid-19 nationwide.

Meanwhile, 53 percent of 700 intensive care unit beds, 39 percent of 3,800 isolation beds, 37 percent of 2,200 ward beds, and 35 percent of 800 ventilators dedicated to patients with Covid-19 are in use in the National Capital Region. (PNA)

Grade 5 Student From Ifugao Returns Pouch With Money Worth 100K

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Visa’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Campaign For Shopee Launches In The Philippines

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DOT Backs Iloilo Bid For ‘Creative City Of Gastronomy’ Title

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DTI Sets Standard For Pinoy Adobo, Sinigang And Other Dishes Meant For Int’l Promotions

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Alex Gonzaga’s YouTube Videos Hit 1 Billion On Her 4th Year As Content Creator

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