MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday logged 3,637 additional cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), increasing the total infection count of the respiratory disease to 213,131.
Of the total reported cases, the Department of Health (DOH) said 74,611 are active cases.
The DOH also documented a total of 135,101 recoveries, including 655 new recoveries.
Meanwhile, 94 new COVID-19 related deaths were recorded nationwide, bringing the death toll to 3,419.
COVID-19 first emerged in Wuhan City, in China’s Hubei province in late 2019.
For most people, COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough. However, it can cause serious illnesses such …
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