PH logs high recovery rate

The Philippines posted 9,266 recovery cases on Monday, one of the highest, but not enough to offset the 9,628 new cases reported by the Department of Health.

This puts the total number of recoveries to 788,322, or 83.4 percent of the total 945,745 cases logged since the virus was first detected in the country in January 2020.

There were 141,375 active cases, 99 percent either mild, moderate or asymptomatic.

The death toll reached 16,048, with 88 additional fatalities.