Philippines Logs 975 New COVID-19 Cases, 193 More Deaths
Muhammad Irfan 13 days ago Thu 25th November 2021 | 04:35 PM
The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 975 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 2,829,618
MANILA, Nov. 25 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Nov, 2021 ) :The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 975 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 2,829,618.
The Philippines has recorded less than 1,000 daily cases for the second straight day. The DOH also reported that 193 more people died from COVID-19 complications in the Southeast Asian country, bringing the coronavirus related death toll to 47,875.
DOH data also showed a further decline in the average daily cases in the recent week.
However, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said it is still early to tell if the COVID-19 situation is under control.
Carlito Galvez, chief implementer of the government's measures to combat COVID-19, stressed the need to hit the adjusted target of vaccinating more than 54 million population by the year end. The government initially aimed to vaccinate up to 70 million people this year.