OVER 1,500 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases were reported by the Department of Health (DOH) yesterday and 41 more deaths, raising the number of fatalities to 7,832 for a 1.92 fatality rate.
On the bright side, 11,290 more patients recovered from the deadly virus, meaning the number of survivors has risen to 374,329, a 91.8 percent recovery rates.
In its latest bulletin, the DOH said that of the 1,530 new cases, 90 came from Cavite while Rizal had 84, Manila 79, Davao City 78, and Taguig City 73.
Overall, the number of infections in the country rose to 407,838.
Less the deaths and recoveries, the DOH said there are 25,677 active COVID cases in the country.
Of the active cases, 82.5 percent are mild cases, 8.4 percent are asymptomatic cases, 5.6 percent are critical cases, 3.2 percent are severe cases, and 0.20 percent are moderate cases.
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it did not receive reports from its embassies and consulates on overseas Filipinos infected with or who succumbed to the deadly virus yesterday.
As of November 14, the DFA said 11,522 overseas Filipino have contracted the virus, with 7,461 having recovered and 830 having succumbed.
The bulk of the confirmed cases and deaths due to the virus remained in the Middle East and Africa with 7,518 and 545, respectively, followed by Asia and the Pacific region with 1,866 cases, Europe with 1,309 and 829 in the Americas. – With Ashzel Hachero