WHO COVID-19 Philippines Situation Report #39 (9 June 2020)

  • The latest situation report on COVID-19 in the Philippines from the World Health Organization
WHO PHL SitRep 39_COVID-19_9Jun2020

Highlights

  • Out of the total 22,992 confirmed cases reported in the Philippines until today, 56% are male, with the most affected age group 30-39 years (22.6%) followed by 20-29 years (19.5%)
  • 54.5% of cases reported from National Capital Region (NCR), followed by Central Visayas (16.0%), CALABARZON (8.2%), and Central Luzon (3.1%): Largest increase in new cases from Central Visayas
  • Out of the 1,017 confirmed deaths, 63% are male, with the most affected age group over 70 years (36.0%) followed by 60-69 years (30.56%)
  • 74.8% of deaths reported from NCR, followed by CALABARZON (10.5%), Central Visayas (3.8%) and Central Luzon (3.2%)
  • Department of Health (DOH) emphasizing that the increase in cases is due to clearing of delayed reports combined with real-time reporting of cases through recently implemented COVID KAYA mobile application, providing a more realistic overview of the actual situation in-country
  • According to DOH among all active, confirmed cases, 95.9% are mild
  • DOH strongly emphasizing the importance of adherence to minimum precautionary measures, with further easing of quarantine in place throughout the country
  • Currently 41 laboratories using RT-PCR accredited for COVID-19 testing, with latest addition: Ospital ng Imus in Cavite, Region IVA, as well as 13 laboratories using GeneXpert with latest addition: Dr Arturo P Pingoy Medical Centre in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Region XII
  • 100% of health facilities are regularly reporting to DOH’s DataCollectApp showing less than 35.5% occupancy rate of ward beds, ICU beds and isolation beds for COVID-19 patients
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