PH RECORDS 1,990 NEW COVID-19 CASES BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF INFECTIONS TO 344,713
The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caseload rose to 344,713 on Tuesday after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,990 new infections as 17 laboratories failed to submit their data on time.
Metro Manila tallied the highest number of new cases at 580, followed by Cavite with 114, Rizal with 105, Laguna with 100, and Misamis Oriental with 94.
Ninety-two percent or 1,831 of the newly reported cases contracted COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
Total recoveries also rose to 293,383 after 327 more patients recovered from the respiratory disease while the death toll climbed to 6,372 with 40 new fatalities.