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7 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Las Piñas; total now up at 78

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 03:04 PM April 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Las Piñas City now has 78 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after seven new cases were recorded, the local government said Tuesday.

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LAS PIÑAS COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted by City of Las Piñas on Monday, April 13, 2020

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Of the total 78 cases, seven have die from the viral disease, while 11 managed to recover.

On Monday, the Las Piñas City local government recorded 71 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

The Department of Health on Monday announced that COVID-19 cases in the Philippines have reached 4,932. Among the confirmed cases, there were 242 patients who recovered, while the fatalities were at 315.

READ: Number of COVID-19 cases in PH nears 5,000 mark

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that first emerged in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province in China in late 2019.

The disease was caused by a novel coronavirus that was later named SARS-CoV-2 by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.

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