BREAKING: COVID-19 cases now 396; dead now 33

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 12:52 PM March 23, 2020

A 3D print of a spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 — in front of a 3D print of a SARS-CoV-2 virus particle. © Handout – National Institutes of Health/AFP

MANILA, Philippines — The number of confirmed cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) climbed to 396 after the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 16 new cases on Monday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a text message.

Eight new deaths were also recorded, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related deaths to 33.


Meanwhile, 18 individuals have so far recovered from the disease, Vergeire said.


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