- The number of COVID-infected people in the Philippines continues to rise
- According to the Department of Health, the total number has breached the 7-thousand mark
- There are 211 new cases that were recorded today, April 24
- Meanwhile, for how many consecutive days, the number of recoveries is higher than that of fatalities
The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the Philippines has already breached the 7,000 mark.
KAMI learned that the said information was disclosed by the Department of Health (DOH) through a social media post.
There are 211 new cases recorded today, April 24, bringing the total number to 7,192.
The said department also announced that the number of recoveries climbed to 762 after 40 more patients have recovered from the disease.
Meanwhile, 15 people died due to COVID-19, causing the country’s death toll to rise at 477.
President Rodrigo Duterte has already extended the enhanced community quarantine in the National Capital Region (NCR) and other “high-risk” areas in the hope of preventing more infections.
In a previous article by KAMI, an experimental drug for COVID-19 reportedly failed in its first human trial.
The Philippines is one of the countries that has been suffering from the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The authorities continue to remind the public t to follow quarantine protocols.
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