Philippines Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situation Report 32, 15 May 2020

  • The 15 May 2020 Situation Report on COVID-19 in the Philippines from the World Health Organization
WHO SitRep 32

Highlights

  • Out of the total 12,091 confirmed cases reported in the Philippines until today, 54% are male, with the most affected age group 30-39 years (21.3%) followed by 20-29 (17.0%)
  • 64.4% of cases reported from National Capital Region (NCR), followed by Central Visayas (14.8%), CALABARZON (11.4%), and Central Luzon (3.5%)
  • Out of the 806 confirmed deaths, 65% are male, with the most affected age group over 70 years (35.6%) followed by 60-69 years (31.7%)
  • 72.5% of deaths reported from NCR, followed by CALABARZON (11.6%), Central Luzon (3.7%), and Central Visayas (3.5%)
  • Several cities in Metro Manila under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine are putting selected barangays under ‘special concern lockdown’ to control an increase in the number of cases
  • National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has put special measures in place to reduce risk of transmission from COVID-19 in evacuation shelters located in the path of Tropical Storm Ambo
  • Currently 30 laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing. Latest additions: Divine World Hospital in Tacloban, and the Zamboanga City Medical Centre (ZCMC) Department of Agriculture (DA) Satellite Laboratory
  • According to the Department of Health (DOH) among all confirmed cases, 88.1% are mild
  • Up to 98% of all health facilities are regularly reporting to DOH’s DataCollectApp showing less than 50% occupancy rate of ward beds, ICU beds and isolation beds for COVID-19 patients.
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