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COVID-19 pandemic: Latest situation in the Philippines – April 2021

Updated Apr 11, 2021, Rappler.com

Philippines’ COVID-19 deaths near 15,000

The Philippines now has 864,868 confirmed COVID-19 cases after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 11,681 new cases on Sunday, April 11. This is the 5th highest one-day tally for new cases so far.

The DOH reported 201 new deaths due to the coronavirus disease, bringing the death toll to 14,945.

Meanwhile, the recoveries are up by 55,204, the highest one-day reported tally yet. This raises total recoveries to 703,404.

The high number of recoveries every Sunday is mostly due to the DOH’s weekly time-based tagging of mild and asymptomatic cases as recoveries.

Of the total cases, 146,519 are active.

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