The Department of Health said 540 more health workers were infected with COVID-19 during the past week, raising the total to 6,006 as of August 15.
The DOH said total recoveries among health workers climbed to 5,066 after 191 more recovered from the respiratory disease, while the death toll remained at 39.
The remaining 901 medical workers are active cases undergoing treatment or quarantine.
The five medical professions with the highest number of COVID-19 cases are nurses with 2,066 infections; doctors with 1,293; nursing assistants with 418; medical technologists with 259; and radiologic technologists with 130 cases.
Over 500 other non-medical personnel such as utility workers, security guards, and administrative staff were also included in the tally.
The Philippines logged on Sunday some 161,253 COVID-19 cases with 112,586 recoveries and 2,665 deaths.