70 new cases among health workers, total breached 5,000-mark as of August 1


The Department of Health (DOH) Situationer Report with data as of August 1 recorded 70 new confirmed COVID-19 cases among health care workers, bringing the total cases to 5,008 or 5% of the cases in the country. This means 1 of 20 COVID-19 cases in the country is a health worker.

An additional 38 active cases were recorded on August 1, bringing the total to 394 total active cases.

The DOH confirmed 98,232, but those who tested positive have reached 139,364. The difference is 41,132 that the DOH have yet to validate.


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