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13 more health care workers test positive for COVID-19

Thirteen more health care workers have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, bringing the total to 2,846,  according to the Department of Health (DOH).

On Saturday, the DOH also announced that total recoveries rose to 1,806 after 68 more patients have recovered from the virus while fatalities remained at 33.

Meanwhile, active cases were recorded at 1,007.

Among the cases, 1,032 are nurses, 751 are physicians, 184 are nursing assistants, 113 are medical technologists, 56 are radiologic technologists, and 377 are from other professions.

Of the active cases, 921 or 91.46 percent mild while 86 or 8.54 percent are asymptomatic cases.

The Philippines on Saturday reported a total of 25,392 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 5,706 recoveries and 1,074 fatalities. -MDM, GMA News