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