The death toll in the Philippines had risen to 21,012, which is 1.7% of the total case. June 1, Tuesday’s death count is the first time in a week that there were less than a hundred fatalities recorded in a day. However, the Department of Health clarified that ten laboratories were not able to submit their reports on time.
5,177 fresh infections were also recorded pushing the total tally of cases in the country to 1,235,467 where 53,203 or 4.3% of which are active cases.
At least 93.1% of the active cases are experiencing mild symptoms, 2.3% without symptoms, 1.8% with severe symptoms, 1.4% in critical condition, and 1.3% in moderate condition.
The recovery count is at 1,161,252 or 94% of the case tally after 6,230 more people were cleared of the coronavirus.
The agency added that the ten laboratories excluded from the total contributed an average of 4.3% of samples tested and 6.6% of positive individuals in the past 14 days.