DOH: COVID-19 deaths increasing

The Philippines has recorded 32,841 COVID-19 related deaths since the onset of the pandemic. 

The Philippines is experiencing an increase in the number of reported COVID-19 deaths, data from the Department of Health (DOH) showed. 

As of Aug. 24, the DOH has been recording 106 daily average deaths. This is close to the 135 average record in April 2021 during the surge.

In a report in PTVNews, DOH USec. Maria Rosario Vergeire said in the DOH Aug. 27 briefing that the recent death data include those who succumbed to the disease in the past months. 

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