COVID-19 recoveries among health workers in PH now over 1,000

The Department of Health (DOH) has announced on May 27 that the number of health workers in the Philippines who have recovered from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) now stands at 1,193.
This, as 17 more cases among medical workers have been reported—bringing the total number of infections among this group to 2,437.
According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, 31 medical frontliners have already died from the disease, while the number of those still undergoing treatment or quarantine stands at 1,213.
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Of the active cases, DOH said that only two are in critical condition, while 919 are mild cases, and 292 are asymptomatic.
The department added that health workers comprise 17 percent of the country’s total number of cases—with nurses accounting for the most number of infections at 884.
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