- The Department of Health (DOH) reported that there are 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines on Wednesday
- The total number of confirmed cases in the country is now at 6,710
- Meanwhile, 39 additional patients recovered from COVID-19, the total of survivors is now 693
- However, there are 9 more fatalities recorded, raising the death toll to 446
The Department of Health (DOH) announced on its website that there are 111 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines.
KAMI learned that the total number of cases is now at 6,710, as of April 22 (Wednesday).
As posted by the Philippine Star on Facebook, 39 more patients survived COVID-19. The total number of recoveries is now at 693.
However, there were 9 more deaths reported, making a total of 446 fatalities.
As of April 21 (Tuesday), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported that there are 1,084 confirmed COVID-19 cases among Filipinos living abroad.
Meanwhile, 269 of the patients were able to recover, but the death toll has risen to 153.
The health department also reiterated that as of posting time, there is still no proven cure or treatment for COVID-19. The DOH also observed that the local transmission of COVID-19 in the country is slowing down.
In a previous report by KAMI, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that President Rodrigo Duterte will give a P10 million reward for any Filipino who can develop a vaccine against COVID-19.
The coronavirus disease or COVID-19 was first reported in Wuhan, China. As of now, there are over 2.5 million cases of COVID-19 globally.
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