The number of COVID-19 infections in the country have already reached 1,080,172 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 6,637 new COVID-19 cases were added today, May 6, 2021.
There were also 6,091 recoveries registered to raise the total to 999,011 who have recovered from the dreaded disease.
An additional 191 people also died to bring to 17,991 the total number of those who succumbed to COVID-19.
Active cases were pegged at 63,170, with 94.3 percent considered as mild cases while 1.9 percent were asymptomatic.
According to the DOH, there were laboratories who received low amount of samples so the number of cases reported daily are also low.
Still, the DOH continues to remind the public to seek immediate medical consultation upon detection of symptoms.