MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines has released the latest COVID-19 tally of active cases, deaths and recoveries on Saturday, June 05, 2021.
The number of active cases in the Philippines has increased by 6,955. The total active cases in the Philippines has now ballooned to 59,543.
Meanwhile, 8,109 has been reported new recoveries in the country. Complete details are presented in the table below.
Covid-19 Tally in the Philippines
According to DOH, 93.6% of the total Active Covid-19 Cases are mild cases and only 2.4% are asymptomatic. Only 1.3% are in the critical case while about 1.7% have severe cases. 1.16% are categorized are moderate.
Here is the nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases as of June 05, 2021.
|Classification||No. of Cases|
|Total Active Cases||59,543|
|Total Covid-19 Cases||1,262,273|
Source: Department of Health COVID-19 Case bulletin
According also to the DOH, 58% or almost 1.9k ICU beds in the Philippines are utilized. 48% or almost 13.6k isolation beds are in used and about 49% or almost 6k ward beds in the country are occupied. Meanwhile, 39% or 2k of the ventilators in the country are fully occupied.
According also to the data showed by the DOH, 51% or almost 0.7k ICU beds in NCR are utilized. 37% or almost 3.8k isolation beds are in used and about 36% or almost 2.2k ward beds in NCR are occupied. Meanwhile, 35% of the ventilators in NCR are fully occupied.
- DOH: Latest COVID-19 Tally as of June 04, 2021 (Philippines)
- DOH: Latest COVID-19 Tally as of June 03, 2021 (Philippines)
- DOH: Latest COVID-19 Tally as of June 02, 2021 (Philippines)
- DOH: Latest COVID-19 Tally as of June 01, 2021 (Philippines)
- DOH: Latest COVID-19 Tally as of May 31, 2021 (Philippines)
Indian Variant “B.1.617” in the Philippines
The DOH confirms that the corona virus variant “B.1.617” that was first discovered in India has been detected in the Philippines. The infected with the B.1.617 variant are both male OFWs, on is a 37 years old from Oman while the other is a 38year old who arrived from the UAE.
The DOH reported 10 new cases of Indian corona virus variant “B.1.617” that has been detected in the country. 9 of the 10 cases are crew from MV Athens while one is a returning OFW.
Amid pandemic, both local and international and local travels are of strict guidelines to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
According the the Department of Foreign Affairs,
- All arriving Filipino passengers, including their spouse and children (Filipino or foreign), shall be allowed entry subject to quarantine procedures.
- Foreign crew members as well as foreign government and International Organization officials accredited to the Philippines shall be allowed entry.
- Land, air, and sea travel of uniformed personnel for official business, especially those transporting medical supplies, laboratory specimens, related to COVID-19, and other humanitarian assistance, shall be allowed.
Status of Lockdown
Update as of June 05, 2021: The GCQ with restriction classification has announced on Monday and extended up to June 15, 2021 in the NCR bubble plus. These include the following places:
- Metro Manila
14 areas including City of Santiago, Ifugao, Cagayan, Apayao, Benguet, Puerto Princesa, Iloilo City, Cagayan de Oro City, Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Butuan City, Agusan del Sur has been placed under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) due to increasing number of Covid-19 cases that will last until June 15, 2021.
Meanwhile, the following areas will be under GCQ starting June 01-30, 2021.
|R2: City of Santiago, Cagayan|
CAR: Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao
R4-B; Puerto Princesa City
R6: Iloilo City
R9: Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga Del Norte
R10: Cagayan De Oro City
CARAGA: Butuan City, Agusan Del Sur
|NCR + Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Cavite (GCQ with restriction)|
CAR: Baguio City, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Abra
R2: Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino
R4-A: Batangas, Quezon
R10: Iligan City
R11: Davao City
BARMM: Lanao del Sur, Cotabato
|Rest of the Philippines|
Will the MECQ be extended on June 2021?
From MECQ to GCQ with heightened restriction, the NCR plus bubble has been placed to GCQ with restriction with the strong implementation and guidelines by the IATF.
Allowed in MECQ, GCQ with restriction and GCQ
- Lottery games is temporarily allowed (inclusion in negative list suspended via Reso 115)
- Areas under GCQ with restriction and GCQ are temporarily allowed in Horse racing with off-track betting (OTB) stations (inclusion in negative list suspended via Reso 114).
- Areas under MECQ: Outdoor contact sports, games, scrimmages such as individual outdoor exercises (outdoor walks, jogging, running, biking) are allowed within the general area of their residence.
- Non-contact sports are allowed in areas under GCQ with restrictions and GCQ.
- Indoor sports courts and venues and indoor tourist attraction is 50% allowed in areas under GCQ.
- Venues for meetings, conferences, exhibitions is 50% allowed in areas under GCQ. Meanwhile, in areas under GCQ with restriction is 30% allowed (may add up to additional 10% if granted by the safety seal if it used for social events).
- Personal care services (salons, parlors, beauty clinics and alike.,) is 50% allowed in areas under GCQ. Meanwhile, 40% is allowed only for services not requiring the removal of facemask. May add up to 10% if it is granted by the safety seal in areas under GCQ with restriction.
- Outdoor tourist attraction is 50% allowed in areas under GCQ. Meanwhile, only 30% is allowed in areas under GCQ with restrictions.
- Specialized market of the DOT (staycation/DOT accredited accommodations) is allowed in GCQ, while in areas under GCQ with restriction is also allowed but individual must follow MPHS, safety protocols, without age restrictions) Staycation hotels with CAOS – up to 100% venue capacity; other DOT-accredited accommodation establishments – 30%; with LGU oversight.
- Indoor dining is are allowed in GCQ and GCQ with restriction but only 50% and 30% capacity are allowed respectively.
- Outdoor dining (Al fresco) is 50% allowed in GCQ with restriction.
- Religious Activities, wakes, weddings, baptism is 10% allowed in areas under MECQ but LGUs may increase up to 30% necrological services, wakes, inurnment, funerals only to immediate family members. Meanwhile, 30% are allowed in areas under GCQ and GCQ with restriction and LGUs can increase up to 50%.
- Interzonal travel from NCR Plus areas are allowed in areas under GCQ but subject to destination LGU restriction while in areas under GCQ with restriction is also allowed but subject to destination LGU restrictions, For P2P travel, allowed age restriction but with testing before travel requirement.
- Interzonal travel within NCR Plus areas are allowed in all areas.
- 18 to 65 years old are allowed to go out in areas under MECQ, GCQ with restriction and GCQ.
Not Allowed in MECQ, GCQ with restriction and GCQ
- MECQ, GCQ with restrictions and GCQ are strictly prohibited in entertainment venues (bars, concert halls, theaters, etc.), recreational venues (internet cafes, billiards halls, arcades, etc.), amusement parks, fairs, playgrounds, kiddie rides, and cockfighting.
- Horse racing with off-track betting is not allowed in areas under MECQ.
- Indoor sports courts and venues and indoor tourist attraction are not allowed in areas under MECQ and GCQ with restriction.
- Venues for meetings, conferences, exhibitions are not allowed in areas under MECQ.
- Personal care services (salons, parlors, beauty clinics and alike.,) is not allowed in areas under MECQ.
- Outdoor tourist attraction is not allowed in areas under MECQ.
- Specialized market of the DOT (staycation/DOT accredited accommodations) is not allowed in areas under MECQ.
- Indoor dining is not also allowed in areas under MECQ.
- Outdoor dining (Al fresco) are not applicable in areas under MECQ and GCQ.
- Interzonal travel from NCR Plus areas are not allowed but only limited to APOR only.
Basic Covid-19 Health Protocols
The following basic COVID-19 health guidelines should always be observed at all times to prevent the spread of the infection:
- Wearing of face mask and face shield
- Social distancing
- Avoid crowded areas
- Regular washing of hands with soap and water
- Use of sanitizers and alcohol
Should you have concerns related to COVID-19, you may also reach the Department of Health at the following contact details:
Telephone Number: (02) 894-COVID/ 1555
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