DOH logs lowest daily Covid case count since July 2020 on Tuesday


The Philippines has recorded the lowest number of Covid-19 cases yet since July last year after a total of 425 additional infections were logged by the Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday. A total of 2,832,734 have contracted the disease.

There were also 909 recoveries and 44 deaths.

Of the total number of cases, 0.6 percent (15,800) are active, 97.7 percent (2,768,389) have recovered, and 1.71 percent (48,545) have died.

Three duplicates were removed from the total case count. Of these, two are recoveries.

In addition, 63 cases were found to have tested negative and have been removed from the total case count. These 63 are recoveries.

Moreover, 40 cases that were previously tagged as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation.

Two labs were not operational on November 28, 2021, while 4 labs were not able to submit their data to the Covid-19 Document Repository System.

Based on data in the last 14 days, the six labs contribute, on average, 0.4 percent of samples tested and 0.4 pecent of positive individuals.


Meanwhile, a total of 216,357 persons were inoculated in the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) region, topping the highest number of vaccine doses administered by region, during the first day of the three-day national vaccination day, the National Vaccination Operations Center (NVOC) said.

As of 3 p.m. on Monday, Calabarzon recorded 216,357 jabs followed by Region 5 with 192,160 and 133,000 for Region 3.

The province with the highest number of vaccinees is Batangas with 60,681 followed by Cavite with 48,636, Laguna-47,068, Rizal- 35,855 and Quezon-24,117.

Regional Director Ariel I. Valencia lauded the vaccination teams for their sacrifices.

“Although we haven’t reached our target of 1 million vax per day, the high influx of vaccinees in vaccination centers only shows that people’s hesitancy against the Covid vaccines is waning and they are already voluntarily accepting the Covid-19 vaccines,” Valencia said.

Valencia conducted rounds around the province of Rizal, particularly Cainta, Binangonan, and Angono to personally assess and monitor the conduct of the ongoing vaccination at the municipal level. He also attended the national launching with President Duterte at SM Masinag, Antipolo City.

“For vaccines and syringes, we have sufficient allocation and continues to augment supplies of LGUs [local government units] as per request,” he assured.

There are a total of 1,920 vaccination teams deployed in 411 vaccination sites in various municipalities of the region including volunteers, health human resource for health, medical staff from National Capital Region hospitals, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority personnel and Department of Health officials engaged as vaccinators.

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