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PNP COVID-19 cases reach 38,073

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday said its total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 38,073 after 173 new infections were reported.

Of this number, 2,619 are active, data from the PNP Health Service showed.

Total recoveries numbered 35,341 after 138 new recoveries were reported.

Meanwhile, the death toll remained at 113, same as on Friday.

The Philippines on Friday reported 20,336 new COVID-19 cases, marking the second consecutive day where more than 20,000 daily infections were recorded. 

According to the Department of Health, this brought the nationwide tally to 2,324,475 and active cases to 188,108, the highest since April 18.

The DOH also announced that total recoveries climbed to 2,100,039 with 10,028 new ones.

Meanwhile, 310 new fatalities pushed the death toll to 36,328. —KG, GMA News