PH logs 4,899 new Covid-19 cases

The Department of Health recorded 4,899 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Sunday, for a total of 621,498.

This is the second highest daily caseload this year, only behind Saturday’s 5,000 tally.

There were 48,157 active cases, most of them either mild or without symptoms.

The department said 13,371 survived the virus, for a total recovery tally of 560,512.

However, 63 patients succumbed to the virus, bringing the death toll to 12,829.