Philippines logs 3,520 new Covid-19 cases and 31 more deaths on Sunday (Sept 25)


MANILA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua): The Philippines reported 3,520 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the South-East Asian country to 3,938,203.

The country's Department of Health (DOH) said the number of active cases or patients still battling Covid-19 rose to 35,399 from Saturday's 32,323.

The DOH said 31 patients died from Covi-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 62,790.

The Philippines reported the highest single-day tally of 39,004 new cases on Jan 15.

The country has seen four Covid-19 waves since the pandemic broke out in January 2020.

The Philippines, with a population of around 110 million, has tested over 32.5 million people since the viral disease emerged. - Xinhua

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