COVID-19 cases in Philippines exceed 34,000, with 1,006 new reported cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-26 17:03:19|Editor: huaxia

MANILA, June 26 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines soared to 34,073 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,006 more infections on Friday.

The DOH said in its bulletin that the number of recoveries further rose to 9,182 after 274 more patients have survived the disease.

The death toll also increased to 1,224 after 12 more patients have succumbed to the viral disease, the DOH added.

According to the DOH, 379 of the reported new cases were in Metro Manila, 258 cases in the Central Visayas region in the central Philippines and 369 cases were reported in other parts of the country. Enditem