THE Philippines has logged 1,761 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Thursday, the Department of Health (DoH) said.
This brings the total number of active cases to 39,940 or 10.6 percent of the 376,935 recorded infections in the country, the DoH said.
Quezon City registered the most number of new cases with 85, followed by Rizal at 74, Caloocan City at 73, Davao City at 70, and Laguna at 69.
Of the active cases, 94.2 percent are mild and asymptomatic, 3.7 percent are critical and 2.1 percent are severe.
Of the total number of Covid infections, 87.5 percent or 329,848 have recovered from the virus, including 740 new survivors.
Thirty-three more victims of the virus died, raising the toll to 7,147 or 1.90 percent of the total number of infections.
The DoH said that 26 of the 33 deaths, or 79 percent, happened in October and 7 from July to September.
The National Capital Region (NCR) registered the highest number of deaths at 12.
Covid infections worldwide have reached 44.5 million, including 1.174 million dead.