Number of COVID-19 cases in PH nears 200

March 18, 2020

CNN Philippines —  Six more people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines to 193, the state television People’s Television Network reported yesterday.

The death toll from the fast-spreading viral disease remains at 14, it added.

Meanwhile, three more patients have also recovered. No other details are available as of posting time.

Department of Health spokesperson Maria Vergeire said in a briefing yesterday that most of those who recovered and were discharged from the hospitals exhibited mild symptoms and did not have underlying medical conditions.