The Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases nationwide surged to 6,087 with 209 new positive infections.
“As of 4PM today, April 18, 2020, the Department of Health reports 209 new cases (PH5879-PH6087) of COVID-19. The total number of cases in the country is now at 6,087,” according to the DOH COVID-19 Case Bulletin No. 35.
The DOH also reported 10 new deaths for a total of 397
Meanwhile, 29 new patients recovered, with a total now of 516 recoveries from the disease./Stacy Ang