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The country recorded 8,767 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, bringing the tally to 971,049.

Apr 22, 2021

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 22) – The country recorded 8,767 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, bringing the tally to 971,049.
The latest bulletin by the Department of Health showed that active cases account for 107,988 or 11.1% of the total cases. It added that 96.6% are mild cases, 1.3% are asymptomatic, 0.7% are in critical condition, 0.9% are severe cases, and 0.55% are moderate.
The DOH also logged 105 new deaths, pushing the number of fatalities to 16,370. It added that 43 cases that were previously reported as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation.
Also, the number of survivors increased to 846,691 after 17,138 more patients recovered. The DOH noted that 25 duplicates were removed from the tally. Of these, 12 are recoveries.
The DOH said that one laboratory was not operational on April 20, while five laboratories were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System.
Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs reported 53 new COVID-19 infections among Filipinos abroad with the total now at 18,218.
One more person died while 19 others recovered, raising the death toll to 1,122 and the survivor tally to 11,181