Philippines reports 2,396 new COVID-19 infections

MANILA (Xinhua) – The Philippines’ Department of Health (DoH) yesterday reported 2,396 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number in the country to 383,113.

The DoH said 17,727 more patients recovered, raising the total number of recoveries to 348,760. The death toll climbed to 7,238 after 17 more patients died from the viral disease, the DoH added.