As of 4 PM, August 23, 2021, the Department of Health recorded 18,332 additional cases of COVID-19.
Out of the total number of recorded cases in the country, 7.0% (130,350) were active cases, 91.3% (1,695,335) were cured, and 1.72% (31,961) died.
According to the latest report, all laboratories were operational on August 21, 2021 while there were 3 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 3 labs was approximately 0.2% in all samples tested and 0.5% in all positive individuals.
Meanwhile, 13,794 were cured and 151 died on same date of recorded statistics.