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1,427 COVID Cases Logged, New Record Low for 2022

Fewer than 2,000 cases for the third day straight.
by Clara Rosales
4 hours ago
Photo/s: Jerome Ascaño

The Philippines on Monday logged fewer than 2,000 COVID-19 cases for the third day straight with 1,427 new infections, and setting a new record low for 2022.

Active cases stands at 58,657. The Department of Health also reported 79 deaths and 3,269 recoveries.

The positivity rate was at 7.5% meaning that for every 100 people tested, at least seven were infected with the coronavirus.

Since the pandemic started in March 2020, the Philippines has in total confirmed 3,653,526 COVID-19 cases, including 3,539,106 recoveries and 55,763 deaths.

Metro Manila is under Alert Level 2, the second lowest under the five-tier quarantine classification system until Feb. 28. Authorities are preparing for the possible declaration of Alert Level 1 as daily number of cases goes down.

More countries have relaxed restrictions two years after the coronavirus was first detected. The Philippines has also begun to accept vaccination certificates from more foreign territories


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