Philippines reports 284 new COVID-19 cases, 14,319 in total

The Philippines on Monday reported 284 new cases of the COVID-19, pushing the total number of the cases to 14,319 since the highly infectious disease emerged in the country in January.


The Department of Health (DOH) said in a daily bulletin that the number of recoveries now has climbed to 3,323 after 74 more patients have survived the disease. The total death toll has increased to 873 after 5 more patients succumbed to the viral disease, the DOH added.


According to the DOH, 171 cases or 60 percent of the daily cases were reported in Metro Manila, 70 cases or 25 percent in the Central Visayas region in the central Philippines and 43 cases or 15 percent in other parts of the country.


Source: China – ASEAN Business Council