Philippines reports 2,415 new COVID-19 cases

MANILA (XINHUA) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 314,079 after the Philippines’ Department of Health (DoH) reported 2,415 new daily cases yesterday.

The DoH said that the number of recoveries also rose to 254,223 after 771 more patients recovered. Meanwhile, 59 more patients died from the viral disease, bringing the death toll to 5,562.

Metro Manila topped the regions in the country with the highest number of daily confirmed cases yesterday with 930.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin