PH COVID-19 tally breaches 35K mark with 653 new infections

/ 04:25 PM June 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country breached the 35,000 mark as the Department of Health (DOH) reported 653 new infections.

Data released by the DOH showed that the Philippines now has a total of 35,455 COVID-19 cases.


Of the new cases recorded, 485 cases were listed as “fresh” cases, while the remaining 168 were results returned “late” or results released four or more days ago due to DOH’s backlog.

Total recoveries, meanwhile, increased to 9,686 as 258 patients recovered from the disease.


On the other hand, the total death count rose to 1,244 with eight new fatalities reported.

Globally, over 9.4 million individuals have so far been infected by the new coronavirus, which originated from Wuhan City in China’s Hubei province late last year. More than 484,000 have died from the disease across the world.


For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19 cases, Department of Health, DoH, Nation, news
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.