The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines soared to 37,514 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,080 more infections on Tuesday.
The DOH said in its bulletin that the number of recoveries rose to 10,233 after 277 more patients survived the disease.
The death toll also increased to 1,266 after 11 more patients succumbed to the viral disease, the DOH added.
According to the DOH, 203 of the new cases were in Metro Manila, 468 cases in the Central Visayas region in the central Philippines and 409 cases were reported in other parts of the country.
Source: China – ASEAN Business Council