DOH reports fewer fresh cases, deaths

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FEWER fresh coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and mortalities were reported by the Department of Health (DOH) Friday, June 5.

Based on the DOH case bulletin as of 4 p.m., the DOH said a total of 244 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Friday.

This brings the country's total to 20,626 cases, said the DOH.

Of the newly reported cases, 168 are considered fresh cases while 76 are late cases.

Fresh cases refer to test results released to patient within the last three days while late cases are test results released to the patient at least four days ago.

The fresh cases are lower than the 313 cases on Thursday while the late cases are the lowest since June 1.

The DOH also reported three new fatalities, raising the death toll to 987.

An additional 82 patients have recovered, bringing the recoveries to 4,330 as of Friday. (HDT/SunStar Philippines)


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