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COVID-19 Philippines

Tracking SARS-CoV-2 cases in the Philippines

Reporting Latency

This report describes how long it takes for DOH to announce a death or recovery.

Only datapoints with published actual dates of recovery/death were included.
Source: Data from DOH, as of Jul 11

Disclaimer on Recoveries

The Department of Health has publicly announced 14,037 recoveries. Of which, 5,741 were tagged with their actual dates of recovery.

Exclusions

Out of the 5,741,

  • 376 recovered before they were announced positive to SARS-CoV-2, and
  • 308 were tagged recovered before their actual date of recovery.

For the purpose of this analysis, these datapoints will not be used. The reports on the latency in reporting of recoveries will only use the remaining 5,057 datapoints.

Disclaimer on Deaths

The Department of Health has publicly announced 1,372 deaths. Of which, 1,282 were tagged with their actual dates of death.

Cases of Posthumous Confirmation

Out of the 1,282, 864 died before they were announced positive to SARS-CoV-2. For the purpose of this analysis, these datapoints will not be used. The reports on the latency in reporting of deaths will only use the remaining 418 datapoints.

Latency in Reporting of Recoveries


On average, it takes 17.93 days before a recovery is announced publicly.

Latency in Reporting of Deaths


On average, it takes 14.07 days before a death is announced publicly.

Latency in reporting of deaths, by week of death

Week of Death Cases Days elapsed before death was reported
<1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10+
Mar 9 to Mar 15 7 57% 43% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mar 16 to Mar 22 12 33% 33% 0% 17% 0% 0% 0% 0% 8% 0% 8%
Mar 23 to Mar 29 42 14% 10% 12% 10% 10% 2% 0% 0% 0% 2% 40%
Mar 30 to Apr 5 71 7% 4% 6% 10% 0% 1% 4% 4% 1% 4% 58%
Apr 6 to Apr 12 66 6% 5% 2% 6% 12% 3% 6% 2% 3% 11% 45%
Apr 13 to Apr 19 39 10% 5% 8% 3% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 69%
Apr 20 to Apr 26 42 5% 19% 7% 5% 10% 0% 0% 2% 0% 2% 50%
Apr 27 to May 3 20 5% 0% 0% 10% 10% 5% 0% 5% 5% 15% 45%
May 4 to May 10 14 0% 7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 14% 0% 0% 0% 79%
May 11 to May 17 19 11% 0% 11% 5% 5% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 63%
May 18 to May 24 11 0% 9% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 73%
May 25 to May 31 15 7% 0% 7% 7% 0% 0% 0% 20% 0% 0% 60%
Jun 1 to Jun 7 15 7% 0% 7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 7% 27% 0% 53%
Jun 8 to Jun 14 17 0% 0% 0% 12% 12% 0% 24% 18% 18% 0% 18%
Jun 15 to Jun 21 18 0% 0% 0% 6% 22% 11% 22% 0% 11% 6% 22%
Jun 22 to Jun 28 7 0% 0% 14% 0% 29% 0% 14% 0% 0% 0% 43%
Jun 29 to Jul 5 3 0% 0% 33% 0% 33% 0% 0% 0% 33% 0% 0%

Latency in reporting of deaths, by week reported

Week Reported Cases Days elapsed before death was reported
<1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10+
Mar 9 to Mar 15 8 63% 38% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mar 16 to Mar 22 9 56% 33% 0% 11% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mar 23 to Mar 29 16 31% 25% 19% 13% 6% 0% 0% 0% 6% 0% 0%
Mar 30 to Apr 5 27 26% 11% 19% 22% 11% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 7%
Apr 6 to Apr 12 47 9% 9% 4% 13% 9% 2% 9% 6% 2% 6% 32%
Apr 13 to Apr 19 44 11% 2% 5% 5% 9% 5% 7% 2% 5% 18% 32%
Apr 20 to Apr 26 28 0% 29% 14% 11% 4% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 39%
Apr 27 to May 3 34 0% 3% 0% 3% 12% 3% 0% 3% 0% 6% 71%
May 4 to May 10 31 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 0% 0% 3% 0% 6% 81%
May 11 to May 17 26 12% 0% 4% 4% 0% 0% 8% 0% 4% 4% 65%
May 18 to May 24 16 0% 6% 6% 6% 6% 0% 6% 0% 0% 0% 69%
May 25 to May 31 29 0% 0% 3% 3% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 90%
Jun 1 to Jun 7 7 0% 0% 14% 0% 0% 0% 0% 43% 0% 0% 43%
Jun 8 to Jun 14 28 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 89%
Jun 15 to Jun 21 34 0% 0% 0% 6% 3% 6% 12% 9% 18% 0% 47%
Jun 22 to Jun 28 16 0% 0% 0% 6% 38% 0% 25% 0% 13% 0% 19%
Jun 29 to Jul 5 13 0% 0% 15% 0% 8% 0% 8% 0% 0% 8% 62%
Jul 6 to Jul 12 5 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 0% 80%

Latency in reporting of recoveries, by week of recovery

Week Recovered Cases Days elapsed before recovery was reported
<1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10+
Mar 9 to Mar 15 3 0% 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mar 16 to Mar 22 21 5% 10% 10% 5% 10% 5% 0% 0% 5% 0% 52%
Mar 23 to Mar 29 57 0% 14% 5% 4% 2% 0% 4% 0% 2% 4% 67%
Mar 30 to Apr 5 213 0% 0% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 1% 2% 4% 79%
Apr 6 to Apr 12 322 0% 4% 5% 4% 3% 5% 7% 4% 5% 6% 56%
Apr 13 to Apr 19 368 4% 7% 4% 2% 4% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 69%
Apr 20 to Apr 26 321 1% 7% 1% 3% 4% 3% 5% 2% 3% 2% 70%
Apr 27 to May 3 379 0% 8% 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 2% 3% 3% 70%
May 4 to May 10 390 1% 8% 4% 5% 5% 4% 5% 4% 4% 4% 57%
May 11 to May 17 395 2% 7% 4% 3% 5% 2% 3% 1% 1% 1% 71%
May 18 to May 24 314 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 3% 6% 7% 4% 2% 70%
May 25 to May 31 698 34% 4% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 52%
Jun 1 to Jun 7 733 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 72%
Jun 8 to Jun 14 221 0% 4% 9% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 77%
Jun 15 to Jun 21 167 0% 2% 1% 2% 2% 4% 5% 4% 5% 5% 69%
Jun 22 to Jun 28 386 1% 1% 2% 5% 6% 12% 5% 3% 5% 8% 52%
Jun 29 to Jul 5 68 0% 0% 0% 9% 16% 10% 7% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Jul 6 to Jul 12 1 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Latency of reporting of recoveries, by week reported

Week Reported Cases Days elapsed before recovery was reported
<1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10+
Mar 16 to Mar 22 11 9% 27% 18% 27% 9% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mar 23 to Mar 29 15 0% 53% 13% 0% 7% 0% 13% 0% 7% 0% 7%
Mar 30 to Apr 5 18 6% 6% 17% 28% 11% 11% 0% 0% 0% 11% 11%
Apr 6 to Apr 12 94 1% 11% 10% 11% 11% 11% 6% 3% 6% 4% 27%
Apr 13 to Apr 19 285 5% 9% 8% 4% 4% 6% 7% 5% 6% 8% 39%
Apr 20 to Apr 26 186 1% 10% 4% 6% 8% 2% 4% 6% 4% 2% 53%
Apr 27 to May 3 211 0% 16% 4% 4% 6% 6% 7% 4% 4% 2% 46%
May 4 to May 10 259 2% 12% 4% 5% 4% 2% 4% 3% 3% 4% 57%
May 11 to May 17 397 2% 7% 6% 5% 7% 5% 6% 4% 5% 4% 50%
May 18 to May 24 210 1% 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 5% 1% 2% 1% 78%
May 25 to May 31 539 43% 5% 1% 2% 1% 2% 3% 4% 2% 1% 33%
Jun 1 to Jun 7 345 38% 3% 2% 1% 3% 2% 2% 7% 1% 2% 39%
Jun 8 to Jun 14 471 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 86%
Jun 15 to Jun 21 390 0% 2% 4% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 89%
Jun 22 to Jun 28 599 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 91%
Jun 29 to Jul 5 724 0% 0% 1% 3% 3% 6% 3% 2% 2% 4% 76%
Jul 6 to Jul 12 303 0% 0% 0% 2% 3% 2% 1% 10% 3% 2% 77%

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Sources

JHU Coronavirus Resource Center for Global Data
DOH nCoV Tracker for PH Data
2015 Census - Philippines

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