- The Department of Health (DOH) already released the updated statistics of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines
- It said that there are 29 more patients who have recovered from the disease
- Meanwhile, 10 people have succumbed to the novel coronavirus today
- This is the sixth day in a row that the country has tallied more recoveries than deaths
The Department of Health (DOH) announced on April 18 that there are 29 more patients who have already recovered from the novel coronavirus disease.
KAMI learned that the total number of recoveries in the Philippines has climbed up to 516.
The country has been recording more recoveries than fatalities for six consecutive days now, with the highest single-day tally recorded on April 16 at 82.
Ten more people have died today due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 397.
Meanwhile, the health department confirmed that there are 209 new confirmed cases of the said disease in the Philippines.
The total number of confirmed cases as of today is 6,087 already.
The government and medical frontliners in the country have been reminding the public to stay at home and strictly follow quarantine protocols.
In a previous article by KAMI, the St. Luke’s Medical Center disclosed that their COVID-19 patients are now getting better after receiving blood plasma from survivors.
The novel coronavirus disease has been affecting more than 200 countries in the world. In the Philippines, the government has already ordered a lockdown in areas heavily affected by the pandemic.
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