PH RECORDS 3,544 NEW COVID-19 CASES BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF INFECTIONS TO 269,407
The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caseload increased to 269,407 on Tuesday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 3,544 new infections, marking the eighth consecutive day, which more than 3,000 new cases were reported.
Metro Manila still recorded the highest number of new infections at 690, followed by Cavite with 305, Rizal with 201, Negros Occidental with 173, and Bulacan with 98.
Ninety percent or 3,177 of the newly reported cases caught COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries rose to 207,352 after 395 more patients recovered from the respiratory disease.
The death toll also climbed to 4,663, with 34 new fatalities.