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DOH: 104 healthcare workers have died due to COVID-19

A total of 104 healthcare workers have succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to data from the Department of Health (DOH).

Based on the latest situational report, a total of 24,284 healthcare workers have tested positive for the illness as of September 13.

Of this, a total of 23,814 have recovered and 366 are still undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, 221 of the active cases are experiencing mild symptoms, 95 are asymptomatic, 21 are in severe condition, 20 are in moderate condition, and nine are critical.

Healthcare workers have recently staged protest actions over delayed special risk allowances (SRA) amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Due to this, the Department of Budget and Management said it has released an additional P888.12 million to fund the SRA, which the DOH said it was “working 

The country has logged a total of 2,266,066 confirmed COVID-19 cases. — RSJ, GMA News