Philippines’ COVID-19 cases surge to 311,694

MANILA (Xinhua) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 311,694 after the Philippines’ Department of Health (DoH) reported 2,426 new cases yesterday.

The DoH said the number of recoveries also rose to 253,488 after 585 more patients recovered. Meanwhile, 58 more patients have died from the viral disease, bringing the death toll to 5,504.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin