Philippines reports 184 new COVID-19 cases, total at 10,794

MANILA (XINHUA) – The Philippines reported 184 new coronavirus infections yesterday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 10,794.

In a statement, the Department of Health (DOH) said 1,924 patients have recovered from the highly infectious disease after recording 82 new survivors.

It said 15 more patients have died from complications related to COVID-19, pushing the country’s coronavirus death toll to 719.

The DOH said 77 cases, or 42 per cent of the daily cases, were reported in Metro Manila, 75 cases, or 41 per cent, in the Central Visayas region in the central Philippines, while 32 cases, or 17 per cent, were reported from other parts of the country.