PH logs 4,437 new Covid cases

THE Philippines logged 4,437 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Tuesday, according to the Department of Health (DoH), raising the total to 631,320 infections.

More than 97 percent of the 57,736 active cases remain mild, moderate or asymptomatic.

New recoveries are at 560,736, including 166 new ones.

The death toll is at 12,848, including 11 new fatalities.

Positivity rate in the country remained high at 11.2 percent as 2,786 out of 24,932 samples that were tested yielded positive results.