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14,249 new cases of COVID19 in the Philippines; 233 dead this Saturday – according to DOH

COVID-19 patient. Photo: gorodenkoff / iStock

There have been 14,249 recorded cases of COVID-19 in the country, as of August 14, 2021, according to the Department of Health.

Meanwhile, 11,714 people were cured and 233 died.

Of the total number of recorded cases in the country, 5.7% (98,847) were active cases, 92.5% (1,598,314) were cured, and 1.74% (30,070) died.

According to the latest report, all laboratories were operational on August 12, 2021 while there were 4 laboratories that failed to submit data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System (CDRS). Based on data over the past 14 days, the contribution of these 4 labs was approximately 3.4% in all samples tested and 2.8% in all positive individuals.

With the increasing number of cases, we remind everyone to continue to adhere to minimum public health standards. If you experience symptoms, immediately isolate and contact your Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams.