The Department of Health has recorded the biggest jump of COVID-19 positive cases in a single day after 90 more patients tested positive of dreaded respiratory disease.
With this development, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has jump to 552.
The DOH has also confirmed the death of two more patients because of the pandemic.
The first fatality was Patient 215, a 71-year-old Filipino male from Quezon City without any travel and exposure history. He was confirmed positive of COVID19 last March 18. He has pre-existing medical conditions of hypertension and diabetes.
The second fatality was a 76-year old Filipino male from Cavite. DOH said the patient had a history of ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction and diabetes before testing positive of COVID-19.
The country’s death toll because of the pandemic is now at 35.