- The COVID-19 confirmed cases in the Philippines have climbed to 35,000 on Sunday, June 28
- The Department of Health reported 653 more infections, bringing the total cases to 35,455 in the country
- Among the new reported infections are 485 “fresh” or newly validated cases and 168 reported “late”
- The number of recoveries also rose to 9,686 after 258 patients reportedly recovered from the disease, while the death toll climbed to 1,244 after eight new fatalities were reported
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The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) reported cases in the Philippines have reached the 35,000 mark on Sunday, June 28.
This, after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 653 more infections – 485 “fresh” or newly validated and 168 reported “late” – bringing the total cases to 35,455.
The health department also reported 258 new patients recovered from the said disease, pushing the number of recoveries to 9,686.
The death toll, on the other hand, rose to 1,244 after eight new fatalities were reported.
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According to the DOH, 245 “fresh” COVID-19 cases are from Metro Manila, 120 are from Region VII, eight are repatriates, while the remaining 112 are spread out across the country.
For the “late” cases, 111 are from the National Capital Region, 11 are from Region VII, 21 are repatriates, while the 25 other patients are scattered in various areas nationwide.
In previous report by KAMI, a guy from Cebu visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. The Philippines has slowly eased quarantine measures and Filipinos are starting to adapt to the new normal.