Philippines

Philippines Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situation Report #85, 13 September 2021

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Situation summary

Please see the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) daily Situation Update for further information.

2,227,367 Cases

2,010,271 Recoveries

35,145 Deaths

17,078,676 Fully Vaccinated

  • DOH recorded 181,9511 active cases as of 12 September 2021, 51% are male, with the most affected age group 20-29 years. Breakdown of active cases (based on disposition upon accomplishing case investigation forms) are as follows:

    • Asymptomatic: 17,245 (9.5%)

    • Mild: 156,441 (86.0%)

    • Moderate: 4,708 (2.6%)

    • Severe: 2,445 (1.3%)

    • Critical: 1,112 (0.6%)

  • Top regions by Active Cases:

    National Capital Region (NCR) 50,980

    Region IV-A: CALABARZON 38,418

    Region III: Central Luzon 20,802

    Region VI: Western Visayas 8,645

    Region X: Davao Region 7,707

    Region I: Ilocos Region 7,590

    Region II: Cagayan Valley 6,832

  • Out of the total 35,145 confirmed deaths, 57% were male, with the most affected age group 60-69 followed by the age group 70-79 years and the age group 50-59 years.

  • 26.1% of the total number of deaths reported are from NCR, followed by Central Luzon (13.4%), CALABARZON (12.3%), Central Visayas (10%), Western Visayas (7.2%).

  • DOH recorded 24,234 health care workers positive for COVID-19. Of these, 23,767 (98.1%) have recovered, 104 (0.4%) have died and 363 (1.4%) were active cases. Of these active cases, 219 (60.3%) were mild cases, 95 (26.2%) were asymptomatic, 21 (5.8%) in severe condition, 9 (2.5%) in critical condition and 19 (5.2%) in moderate condition.

  • DOH proposed classification by ‘Alert Levels’

    • Provides a better picture of the COVID 19 situation as it classifies LGUs based on both case and health care capacity metrics.

    • Areas will be classified based on:

      • Case trend and risk classification (ADAR/Growth)

      • Health care capacity utilization rates

      • Local detection of Delta VOC

    • Case classification of Low, Moderate, High, and Critical risk based on cross tabulation of TWGR and ADAR is retained but with consideration to a one-week growth rate.