MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) recorded 665 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases Monday (November 29), the lowest single-day count since July 2020.
This brings the country’s tally since the onset of the pandemic to 2,832,375.
Meanwhile, active infections continued to dip to 16,289.
Of these cases, 48.1 percent are mild, 23.82 percent are moderate, 15.6 percent are severe, 6.6 percent are in critical condition and 6.0 percent have no symptoms.
Meanwhile, total recoveries rose to 2,767,585 after 993 more patients recuperated from the disease.
On the other hand, COVID-related deaths climbed to 48,501 with 141 new fatalities.
The DOH noted in its report that all accredited testing laboratories in the country were operational on November 27 but five laboratories failed to submit data on time.
Meanwhile, the Johns Hopkins University reported that the overall global COVID-19 caseload has reached 261,519,267; while the deaths have surged to 5,199,920.
The US, the report said, is the worst-hit country with the world`s highest number of cases and deaths at 48,229,273 and 776,639, respectively.