COVID-19 Coronavirus Philippines

Statistics for COVID-19 Coronavirus in Philippines

The first recorded case of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the Philippines was on 29 January 2020, the first death was on 1 February 2020.

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Monthly COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines
  • September averages are shown below..
  • August had an average of 4,135 new cases and 50 ‘reported’ deaths per day.
  • July had an average of 1,801 new cases  and 24 ‘reported’ deaths per day.
  • June had an average of 648 new cases and 10 ‘reported’ deaths per day.
  • May had an average of 310 new cases and 13 ‘reported’ deaths per day.
  • April had an average of 224 new cases and 16 ‘reported’ deaths per day.

The following figures show the daily numbers of ‘reported‘ deaths and cases for the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the Philippines.

September 2020 COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases in the Philippines.

Date Daily
7 day ave Cumulative Cases
01/09/20 3,483 3,871 224,264
02/09/20 2,176 3,444 226,440
03/09/20 1,963 3,265 228,403
04/09/20 3,669 3,225 232,072
05/09/20 2,498 3,063 234,570
06/09/20 2,795 2,853 237,365
07/09/20 1,362 2,564 238,727
08/09/20 3,260 2,532 241,987
09/09/20 3,156 2,672 245,143
10/09/20 3,781 2,932 248,924
11/09/20 4,040 2,985 252,964
12/09/20 4,880 3,325 257,844
13/09/20 3,372 3,407 261,216
14/09/20 4,672 3,880 265,888
15/09/20 3,519 3,917 269,407
16/09/20 3,527 3,970 272,934
17/09/20 3,355 3,909 276,289

September 2020 COVID-19 Coronavirus Deaths in the Philippines.

Date Daily
7 day ave Cumulative Deaths
01/09/20 39 80 3,597
02/09/20 26 69 3,623
03/09/20 65 65 3,688
04/09/20 49 59 3,737
05/09/20 53 53 3,790
06/09/20 85 51 3,875
07/09/20 15 47 3,890
08/09/20 26 46 3,916
09/09/20 70 52 3,986
10/09/20 80 54 4,066
11/09/20 42 53 4,108
12/09/20 184 72 4,292
13/09/20 79 71 4,371
14/09/20 259 106 4,630
15/09/20 33 107 4,663
16/09/20 69 107 4,732
17/09/20 53 103 4,785

: The numbers of deaths reported each day appears to be very inaccurate. eg:

From the 113 deaths reported on 18 Jul 2020, only 40 actually died in July. 58 of them died in June and 15 died in May. 

The 159 deaths reported for 15 August 2020 included 57 in August, 61 in July, 37 in June, 3 in May, and 1 in April.
This indicates that there could be many more deaths from May and June that have still not been “officially” reported.  And of course, many July deaths may not be reported for a few months.

Monthly COVID-19 Cases in 2020.

Date Monthly Cases Daily ave Cumulative
Aug 127,427 4,111 220,781
Jul 55,840 1,801 93,354
Jun 19,428 648 37,514
May 9,598 310 18,086
Apr 6,942 231 8,488
Mar 1,543 50 1,546
Feb 3 0 3

Monthly COVID-19 Deaths in 2020.

Date Deaths in Month Daily ave Cumulative
Aug 1,535 50 3,558
Jul 757 24 2,023
Jun 309 10 1,266
May 389 13 957
Apr 490 16 568
Mar 77 2 78
Feb 1 0 1

August 2020 COVID-19 Coronavirus Statistics – Philippines.

At 31st August 2020 there had been 220,781 reported COVID-19 cases and 3,558 reported deaths.

During August 2020, there were 127,427 new cases, and 1,535 new deaths.  This is an average of 4,111 new cases and 49.5 ‘reported’ deaths per day.

    • More: August Coronavirus cases.
July 2020 COVID-19 Coronavirus Statistics – Philippines.

At 31st July 2020 there had been 93,354 reported COVID-19 cases and 2,023 reported deaths.

During July 2020, there were 55,840 new cases, and 757 new deaths.  This is an average of 1,801 new cases and 24.4 ‘reported’ deaths per day.

    • More: July Coronavirus cases.

June 2020 COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines

At 30th June 2020 there had been 37,514 reported COVID-19 cases and 1,266 reported deaths, in the Philippines.

During June 2020, there were 19,428 new cases, and 309 new deaths.  This is an average of 648 new cases and 10 ‘reported’ deaths per day.

    • More: June Coronavirus cases.

May 2020 COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines

At 31st May 2020 there had been 18,086 reported COVID-19 cases and 957 reported deaths, in the Philippines.

During May 2020, there were 9,598 new cases, and 389 new deaths.  This is an average of 310 new cases and 13 deaths per day.

    • More: May Coronavirus cases.

April 2020 COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines

At 30th April 2020 there had been 8,488 reported COVID-19 cases and 568 reported deaths, in the Philippines.

During April 2020 there were 6,942 new cases, and 490 new deaths. This is an average of 224 new cases and 16 deaths per day.

    • More: April Coronavirus cases.

March 2020 COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines

At 30th March 2020 there had been 1,546 reported COVID-19 cases and 78 reported deaths, in the Philippines.

During March 2020 there were 1,543 new cases, and 77 new deaths. This is an average of 51 new cases and 2.5 deaths per day.

    • More: March Coronavirus cases.

Sunday, March 8, 2020. The Philippines had a total of 10 cases according to the Department of Health.  It was 3 cases at the end of February.

  • Mar 5. The 4th case was a 48-year-old man, employed in Taguig City.
  • Mar 6. The 5th case was a 62-year-old male Filipino from Cainta, Rizal.
  • Mar 6. The 6th case was a 59-year-old female Filipino, the wife of PH5.
  • Mar 8. The 7th case was a 38-year-old Taiwanese male who visited the Philippines (his symptoms started March 3).
  • Mar 8. The 8th case was a 32-year-old Filipino male who had traveled to Japan. (his symptoms started March 5).
  • Mar 8. The 9th case was an 86-year-old American male. (his symptoms started March 1).
  • Mar 8. The 10th case was a 57-year-old Filipino male with no history of travel outside of the country.

February 2020 COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines

As at Saturday 28th February 2020, there were 3 reported cases in Philippines with the COVID-19 coronavirus, with 1 death. (rappler)

  • Jan 29. The 1st case was a 38-year-old female Chinese national, from Wuhan, China.
  • Jan 29. The 2nd case was a 44-year-old male Chinese national, from Wuhan, China. (Not confirmed until after death on Feb 2)
  • Feb 5. The 3rd case was a 60-year-old female Chinese national. Like the first two cases, she was a tourist from Wuhan, China.

January 2020 COVID-19 Statistics – Philippines

As at Thursday 29th January 2020, there was ONE reported case in Philippines with the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Coronavirus Deaths in the Philippines

The first recorded case of COVID-19 in the Philippines was on 29 January 2020.

The first Death in the Philippines was reported on 2nd February 2020, (death occurred on 1 Feb). This 44 year old male was the second case to be reported in the Philippines (PH2), and he was a resident of Wuhan, China.  He had had arrived in the Philippines on 21 Jan 2020 with his 38 year old female partner (PH1), also from Wuhan, who has been reported as the first case in the Philippines.

This death was the first known death of someone with 2019-nCoV (COVID-19) outside of China.

DOH Press Release / 2 February 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) today revealed that as of yesterday, February 1, 2020, twenty-four (24) patients under investigation (PUIs) tested negative for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) while two (2) tested positive. Samples from four (4) other PUIs are currently being tested at RITM.

The two confirmed cases are the previously-announced 38-year-old Chinese female and her companion, a 44-year-old Chinese male who were both admitted for isolation and supportive treatment at San Lazaro Hospital in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Both patients are from Wuhan, China and arrived in the Philippines via Hong Kong last January 21, 2020. The second confirmed case was admitted for pneumonia last January 25, 2020 after experiencing fever, cough, and sore throat.

DOH also confirmed that the 44-year-old male died yesterday, February 1, 2020. Over the course of the patient’s admission, he developed severe pneumonia due to viral and bacterial infections (S. pneumoniae and Influenza B). In his last few days, the patient was stable and showed signs of improvement, however, the condition of the patient deteriorated within his last 24 hours resulting in his demise.

“I would like to emphasize that this is an imported case with no evidence of local transmission. We are currently working with the Chinese Embassy to ensure the dignified management of the remains according to national and international standards to contain the disease,” Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III said.

DOH is assuring the public that all measures needed to contain the spread of the virus is being strictly implemented and followed. San Lazaro Hospital has implemented rigorous infection control protocols while caring for these patients. Both patients were isolated following strict isolation standards, and all health personnel who came in contact with them practiced stringent infection control measures and wore appropriate personal protective equipment.

The Epidemiology Bureau (EB) of the Department is currently conducting contact tracing of passengers aboard the flights of the two positive cases. EB has secured the manifestos of the flights and is in close coordination with the concerned airlines. Contact tracing activities are ongoing in Cebu and Dumaguete, and in other places where the patients stayed and traveled to.

“The Philippine Government has already implemented a temporary travel ban for travelers coming from China, Macao, and Hong Kong. DOH is monitoring every development on the 2019-nCoV very closely and is taking proactive measures to contain the spread of this virus in our country. This health event is fast-evolving and fluid. We are continuously recalibrating our plans and efforts as the situation develops,” Duque assured.

“We are providing the public with constant updates and advisories as frequently as possible, so all I ask from the public now is to heed the advisories from official DOH channels and to refrain from sharing unverified and unvalidated information. I assure the public that we will keep you abreast of any information that we have,” he added.

Currently, there are no reports of community spread of the virus within the country. However, the public is still reminded to practice prevention measures such as proper hand hygiene and observance of cough etiquette.

As of 12 NN yesterday, February 1, 2020, DOH has reported five (5) additional patients under investigation (PUIs), bringing the total recorded number of PUIs to thirty-six (36). Twenty-three (23) PUIs are currently admitted and isolated, while ten (10) have been discharged under strict monitoring. DOH also reported a total of two (2) confirmed cases with one (1) mortality. The previously-reported PUI mortality was found to be negative for 2019-nCoV.

“The new developments warrant a more diligent approach in containing the threats of the 2019-nCoV. The Department of Health is continuously improving and scaling up its public health measures and reminds the public to remain calm and vigilant,” Secretary Duque concluded.

The second COVID-19 death in the Philippines was a 67-year-old Filipino woman (PH35). She first showed symptoms on Feb. 29, and tested positive for the virus on March 11, and was receiving treatment at the Manila Doctors Hospital in Ermita.

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2 thoughts on “COVID-19 Coronavirus Philippines”

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  2. 58 deaths reported on 19th July 2020. Aged between 35 and 94.
    25 of these died in July and 33 died in June.
    62% of these deaths were aged between 60 and 94, and 38% were aged between 35 and 59.

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