WHO Philippines COVID-19 Situation Report #60, 3 November 2020

  • The latest COVID-19 situation report on the Philippines.

 

Highlights

  • Out of total 387,161 confirmed cases reported in the Philippines until today, 55% are male, with the most affected age group 20-29 years (26.5%) followed by 30-39 years (24%).

  • 48% of cases reported from National Capital Region (NCR), followed by CALABARZON (18%), Central Visayas (6.1%), and Central Luzon (5.9%). Largest increase in new cases from NCR.

  • Out of 7,318 confirmed deaths, 61% are male, with the most affected age group aged over 70 (34.4%) followed by 60-69 years (27.5%)

  • 45.8% of deaths reported from NCR, followed by Central Visayas (18%), CALABARZON (11.7%), and Western Visayas (5.7%). Largest increase in new deaths from NCR.

  • Department of Health (DOH) and WHO emphasizing the need for compliance to, and proper implementation of, national guidelines at LGU level

  • 99.1% of health facilities daily reporting to DOH’s DataCollectApp showing 38.6% occupancy rate of ward, ICU and isolation beds for COVID-19 patients nationally. In NCR, out of 161 health facilities, 38.8% of dedicated COVID-19 beds are occupied. In CALABARZON, 222 health facilities report 44.8% occupancy rate of dedicated COVID-19 beds.

  • Currently 121 laboratories using RT-PCR are accredited for COVID-19 testing, as well as 36 laboratories using GeneXpert.

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