Wed. Sep 29th, 2021

MANILA – For the second straight day, the Department of Health chalked up anew a good number of recoveries that pushed the statistics on survivors of the killer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) close to the 1000 mark.

The DOH recorded a good number of survivors for the second straight day of 70, bringing the number of individuals who beat the disease at 932.

New infections, however, largely eclipsed the number of survivors as the DOH logged in Monday (27 April 2020) 198 more confirmed cases which now stand at 7,777, overall.

The DOH also said that there are now 511 fatalities after 10 more patients were reported by the agency to have succumbed to the disease as the world races to find the right vaccine.

Almost three million individuals badly need the cure as there are now 2,973,264 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including 868,806 recoveries and 206,569 deaths.

The United States remains as the most impacted country by COVID-19 with 985,975 cases; 109,311 recoveries and 55,417 deaths.

Rounding out the Top 10 are Spain, with 219,764 cases; followed by Italy with 197,675; Germany with 157,770; United Kingdom (152,840), France (124,575), Turkey (110,130), Iran (90,481), Russia (87,147), and China (84,338). (ia/

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