Doctors recorded 24 deaths from coronavirus per day in the Philippines, a total of 603 people lost their lives. Report informs the Department of Health said the number of infected people was close to 9 thousand.
During the day, doctors detected 156 new cases of coronavirus infection, the total number of infected persons reached 8 928. Experts note that a total of 1,124 people recovered (growth rate stands at 40 per day).
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province, and the virus has spread to 210 countries and territories since then.
To date, COVID-19 cases surpassed 3,330,000 globally, resulting in 1,083,901recoveries and 239,622deaths.
On February 11, the WHO officially named the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as COVID-19, and on March 11, declared it a pandemic.