- The Department of Health (DOH) released the daily statistics of COVID-19 cases in the country
- It announced that there are 1,990 new confirmed infections today, October 13
- The said number of cases is already the lowest that the country has logged since September 22
- It was also disclosed that 40 additional people have died due to the virus and 327 have recovered
The number of new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the Philippines has decreased to below 2 thousand based on the data released on October 13.
KAMI learned that the Department of Health (DOOH) revealed that there are 1,990 new cases today, bringing the total number of infections to 344,713.
The said number of daily cases is already the lowest in three weeks. The last time that the country logged below 2 thousand cases was on September 22. A total of 1,635 cases were reported at that time.
The National Capital Region (NCR) is still the area with the most number of new confirmed cases on October 13. DOH said that Metro Manila has 510 new infections.
It was also announced that Cavite has 114 new cases, followed by Rizal which recorded 105 new confirmed infections.
Meanwhile, Laguna and Misamis Oriental recorded 100 and 94 cases, respectively.
As per the number of fatalities and recoveries, the health department disclosed that 40 people have died today while 327 survived the virus.
The novel coronavirus disease continues to affect the lives of billions of people around the world. The Philippines is already among the 20 countries suffering from the negative impact of the virus.
A few months ago, the Chinese medical experts who went to the Philippines to assess the COVID-19 situation here have already divulged their findings.
A Filipina nurse also detailed the difficult situation that frontliners face inside a hospital amid the pandemic.
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