Covid-19 cases in Philippines now at 52


THE Department of Health (DOH) announced Thursday, March 12, three more confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country, bringing the total to 52.

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The three new cases involved a 69-year-old Filipino who has been confined at The Medical City; a 26-year-old Filipino who was admitted to the Makati Medical Center; and a 79-year-old Filipino who was brought to the Asian Hospital and Medical Center.

The DOH list of confirmed cases show that the 79-year-old Filipino (Patient 52) has a history of travel to the United Kingdom.

On Wednesday, March 11, the DOH also announced 16 additional cases of Covid-19 in the country.

Contact tracing for all cases are ongoing, said the DOH.


This is a developing story.

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