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COVID-19 INFECTIONS HIT RECORD-HIGH 7,103 CASES

While the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continues to rise, World Health Organization (WHO) Philippine Representative Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe emphasizes that the Philippines is not the only country experiencing this. Dr. Abeyasignhe also adds that even developed countries like the USA and France deal with an increase in COVID-19 cases as well.

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday, March 19, reported Covid-19 infections at 1,103 cases even as the government started implementing stricter community quarantines in a bid to to arrest the spread of the coronavirus disease.

The record-beating figure raised the nationwide tally to 648,066 and surpassed the previous record-high single-day tally of 6,958 cases on 10 August last year.

A World Health Organization (WHO) official said the current surge of infections has been observed to be also occurring recently in other parts of the world and can be traced to “vaccine optimism” after the start of the rollout of sera.

Health officials also tallied 73,264 active cases on Friday, the highest since 29 August when 74,611 cases were reported.

The death toll also rose to 12,900 after 13 patients died from the illness.

Recoveries, meanwhile, increased to 561,902 after 390 more individuals have recuperated.

May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'ÛRINDE WHO ON RECENT INCREASE IN PH COVID-19 CASES W ealt Philippines want to emphasize that the not unique the fact that +io we are seeing an increase in cases. It appears to be something that has been affecting many countries across the world. It demonstrates the fact that COVID-19 still remains a new disease which we need to understand, the challenges that it poses and how we did to respond to [the pandemic] continues to evolve. DR. RABINDRA ABEYASINGHE WHO PHILIPPINES REPRESENTATIVE f OfficialDOHgov March 19, 2021 Photo credit: WHO @DOHgovph doh.gov.ph (02) 894-COVID'
While the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continues to rise, World Health Organization (WHO) Philippine Representative Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe emphasizes that the Philippines is not the only country experiencing this. Dr. Abeyasignhe also adds that even developed countries like the USA and France deal with an increase in COVID-19 cases as well.
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