MANILA, June 24 (Xinhua) — The Philippines’ Division of Well being (DOH) reported on Thursday 6,043 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the full variety of confirmed circumstances within the Southeast Asian nation to 1,378,260.
The loss of life toll climbed to 24,036 after 108 extra sufferers died from the viral illness, the DOH stated.
The Philippines, which has greater than 110 million inhabitants, has examined greater than 13 million folks for the reason that outbreak in January 2020.
China delivered on Thursday an extra batch of Sinovac CoronaVac vaccines to the Philippines to help the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination drive.
“The brand new cargo is the fourth batch of Sinovac vaccines delivered this month,” Carlito Galvez, the chief implementer of the federal government’s measures to fight COVID-19, stated in a press release.
The DOH has administered greater than 8.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, primarily to frontline healthcare employees, the aged, and people with underlying medical situations.