Philippines on Saturday, March 27 confirmed 9,595 new COVID-19 cases as the country continues to battle a sharp spike in infections raising its total tally to 712,442 according to the Department of Health.
Ten additional fatalities were recorded, bringing the death toll to 13,159. There are 481 new recoveries, bringing the total recoveries in the country to 581,161 or 81.6 % of all infections.
The Philippines is now reporting an average of more than 8,000 cases in the past week, highest in ASEAN.
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