- The Department of Health announced the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines
- It can be noted that the number of new cases in the country was the lowest in nine days
- It also evidently dropped from 209 on Saturday and 218 on Friday
- Meanwhile, the total number of fatalities due to the disease is now 409
The new recorded cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines on April 19 was already the lowest within a period of nine days.
KAMI learned that the Department of Health (DOH) announced that there are 172 new confirmed cases of the said fatal disease today.
The number of newly-infected people had evidently dropped from 209 on Saturday and 218 on Friday.
It is also the first time in nine days that the new confirmed cases were below the 200-mark, with the previous being recorded on April 10 at 119.
The total number of COVID-infected individuals in the country is now 6,259.
Meanwhile, 12 patients have succumbed to the virus today, bringing the total number of fatalities to 409.
In a previous article by KAMI, it was reported that the Philippines will be able to test 2,000 to 3,000 people per day starting April 14.
The novel coronavirus disease has been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global pandemic. It has affected more than 200 countries and territories around the world.
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