Covid death toll in Philippines tops 66,000

Published on:

Manila, Feb 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 death toll in the Philippines has increased to 66,030, the Department of Health (DOH) said in its latest update on Tuesday.

The DOH reported the first case of Covid-19 in the Philippines on January 30, 2020, reports Xinhua news agecy.

On March 2020, the agency had reported the first local transmission and the first death due to the disease.

The health agency reported the highest single-day tally on January 15 last year, with 39,004 new cases.

As of Tuesday, the country has registered 4,075,545 cases.

The Philippines, a country of around 110 million population, has fully vaccinated nearly 74 million people, while 21.5 million have received booster shots.

Disclaimer: Medical Science is an ever evolving field. We strive to keep this page updated. In case you notice any discrepancy in the content, please inform us at [email protected]. You can futher read our Correction Policy here. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website or it's social media channels. Read our Full Disclaimer Here for further information.

Except for the headline and photo, this story has not been edited by THIP Media staff and is published from a syndicated feed / newswire service.