- There are 93 more patients who have recovered from the novel coronavirus disease on May 5
- The abovementioned information was shared by the Department of Health
- The total number of recoveries in the Philippines has climbed to 1,408
- Meanwhile, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country as of today is 9,684
The Department of Health (DOH) reported on May 5 that there are additional 93 patients who have already recovered from the novel coronavirus disease.
KAMI learned that based on the updated statistics that it released through social media, the total number of recoveries in the Philippines is now 1,408.
It also announced that 199 people have been infected with the dreadful virus today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 9,684.
DOH said 87 percent of the new confirmed cases were from the National Capital Region (NCR) while the remaining 13 percent came from other regions.
As to the updated number of fatalities, there are now 637 deaths due to COVID-19 after the health department recorded 14 new deaths on May 5.
In a previous article by KAMI, a vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus received an approval to proceed to the second phase of clinical trials.
The novel coronavirus disease has affected the lives of people since late December. As of now, it has infected more than 3.5 million people from many countries and territories.
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