PH COVID19 Update: As of 4 PM today, the Department of Health (DOH) reports 218 new cases confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, raising the total to 5,878.
The gap between the number of recoveries and deaths further widen today as 52 more people recover from the disease, bringing the total to 487. Meanwhile, the death toll is now 387, with 25 new fatalities.
COVID-19 continues to spread, infecting a total of 2,160,170 individuals worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The United States remains the top-most infected country with over 670,000 confirmed cases. Spain and Italy follow behind with 184,948 and 168,941 cases, respectively.
Health authorities remain urging everyone to stay at home and practice social distancing to avoid contracting the virus. Make it a habit to wash your hands more frequently and maintain good hygiene.
—(Source: Department of Health)