COVID-19 cases in Philippines surge to 36,438 with 985 new reported cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-29 17:14:49|Editor: huaxia

MANILA, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines soared to 36,438 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 985 more infections on Monday.

The DOH said in its bulletin that the number of recoveries further rose to 9,956 after 270 more patients have survived the disease.

The death toll also increased to 1,255 after 11 more patients have succumbed to the viral disease, the DOH added.

According to the DOH, 319 of the daily reported cases were in Metro Manila, 135 cases in the Central Visayas region in the central Philippines and 531 cases in other parts of the country. Enditem