‘Don’t fudge the COVID-19 figures,’ Escudero tells DOH

MANILA, Philippines --- "Please don't fudge the figures, fool yourselves and us too," Sorsogon Gov. Francis "Chiz" Escudero said on Saturday as he criticized the Department of Health (DOH) on its reporting of COVID-19 cases. https://www.facebook.com/officialchizescudero/posts/10158138542900610 DOH previously said it would start to separate data of fresh COVID-19 infections from its backlog or "late cases" so that there would be no impression that there was an increase in cases. But Escudero tagged the new scheme an an "ego-saving" move and urged that the DOH to instead find a solution to the increase in cases. "'Fresh/late' COVID-19+ cases per the new DOH reporting scheme are...Keep on reading: ‘Don’t fudge the COVID-19 figures,’ Escudero tells DOH

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