Philippines reports 39 new coronavirus cases

A makeshift barricade blocks a street from outsiders to protect a neighborhood from the spread of coronavirus disease in Manila, Philippines on March 23, 2020. (Reuters)
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Updated 24 March 2020

Philippines reports 39 new coronavirus cases

  • The number of patients who have died from the virus is 33

MANILA: The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 39 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the country’s total to 501.
The number of patients who have died from the virus is 33. There were 19 people who have recovered from the infection, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire told reporters.


Philippines confirms 7 new coronavirus deaths, 714 more cases

Updated 24 min 16 sec ago

Philippines confirms 7 new coronavirus deaths, 714 more cases

  • Total deaths had increased to 994, while confirmed cases had reached 21,340

MANILA: The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported seven new coronavirus deaths and 714 additional infections.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total deaths had increased to 994, while confirmed cases had reached 21,340.