The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 714 new novel coronavirus infections on Saturday, taking the nationwide total to 21,340, data from the health department showed.
“As of 4PM today, June 06, 2020, the Department of Health reports the total number of COVID-19 cases at 21,340,” the DOH said.
“In addition to the 350 fresh cases, 364 late cases were also reported today. Today’s fresh cases are based on the daily accomplishment reports submitted by only 37 out of 43 current operational labs,” said the DOH.
The country also recorded 7 additional fatalities from COVID-19, raising its tally to 994 since the outbreak began in January.
“DOH likewise announces 111 recoveries. This brings the total number of recoveries to 4,441,” they said./Stacy Ang