COVID-19 cases in Philippines soar to 178,022 with 4,339 new cases

MANILA (Xinhua) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 178,022 after the Department of Health (DoH) reported 4,339 new daily cases yesterday.

The DoH said that the number of recoveries rose to 114,114 after it reported 727 more patients have survived the disease. The death toll in the Philippines also increased to 2,883 after 88 more patients have succumbed to the viral disease, the DoH added.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin