COVID-19 Philippine Situationer – Issue No. 117

The report provides details on total cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines as of August 21, 2020. It notes that a person who is classified as having a mild case of COVID-19 but is considered high risk due to age or the presence of comorbidities must be admitted to a treatment facility. Moreover, severe or critical cases must be admitted to a treatment facility, regardless of inclusion in high-risk sub-groups or presence of comorbidities (English).