Tday, Friday, the Philippines announced 24 deaths, in addition to 3,379 new confirmed cases of the emerging coronavirus (Covid 19).
In a statement, the Philippine Ministry of Health said that the total outcome of the pandemic rose to 2,168 deaths and 122754 cases of coronavirus.


The Philippine government has re-imposed strict restrictions on areas in the Metro Manila and four densely populated provinces, namely Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Cavite, after easing restrictions since last June.


The Philippines surpassed Indonesia to rank first in terms of the number of cases among the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEN)