- The Department of Health shared some good news regarding the COVID-19 cases in the country
- For the first time ever, there is no new death recorded since the outbreak began in the Philippines
- However, there are 1,395 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported on Thursday
- There are also 225 additional patients that recovered today, making a total of 12,813 recoveries
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The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Thursday afternoon that there is zero new death recorded related to the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.
KAMI learned that this is the first time that there is no new death recorded since the outbreak in the Philippines.
According to the Facebook post of the DOH, the total number of fatalities remains at 1,314.
However, there are 1,395 confirmed cases reported today, July 9. 1,184 of the cases are fresh, while there are 211 late cases reported.
The total number of COVID-19 cases is currently at 51,754. Meanwhile, there are 37,627 active cases.
Another good news, there are 225 additional patients who are able to recover from the COVID-19. The total number of recovered patients is now at 12,813.
The health department noted that the total cases reported may be subject to change because the figures undergo constant cleaning and validation.
To further encourage the Filipinos to be cautious, the DOH revealed that Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards is now its “BIDA champion” against COVID-19.
On July 8, the DOH announced that the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines spiked over 50,000.
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