MANILA (AdChoiceTV News) — Health authorities on Monday reported 6,426 new coronavirus cases, ahead of government’s decision on a new quarantine status until end of June.
Today’s figures pushed the country’s overall count to 1,322,053. The Department of Health said 10 laboratories did not turn in screening results.
- Active cases: 59,096 or 4.5% of the total
- Recoveries: 7,145, bringing the number to 1,240,112
- Deaths: 57, or now 22,845 in total
What’s new today?
Metro Manila mayors agreed to shorten curfew hours in the capital region from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. starting June 15.
DOH said the latest shipment of Sinovac to the Philippines has yet to be distributed as the drugmaker still lacks a necessary document.
Mayor Sara Duterte sought to explain that the uptick in COVID-19 cases in Davao City is a result of ramping up testing efforts there.
/LMT — AdChoiceTV News (Manila)