There are now a total of 50 recoveries after one new treated patient -- a 59-year-old Filipino male from Taguig City -- was reported on Wednesday.
The latest recovery was confirmed positive on March 16 with his symptoms appearing on March 11. He was discharged from the hospital on March 29, asymptomatic with two negative results.
The new confirmed cases of Covid-19 are lower than the 538 recorded on Tuesday, the highest single-day increase in the Philippines.
Meanwhile, the DOH reported eight new deaths due to Covid-19, bringing the total to 96.
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As of writing, there are 876,345 tallied globally with 43,520 deaths and 184,964 recoveries. There are 647,861 active cases, 614,163 (95%) of which are in mild condition while 33,698 (5%) are in critical condition.
Today, the USA leads the world in total number of COVID-19 cases with 188,647 in total, surpassing Spain's 102,136 cases which now at third spot and Italy's 105,792 cases at the 2nd spot.
The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 203 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances: the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan, and the Holland America's MS Zaandam cruise ship.
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