Philippines logs 8,027 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 1,308,352

2021-06-12 09:06:41 GMT2021-06-12 17:06:41(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

MANILA, June 12 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday 8,027 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,308,352.

The death toll climbed to 22,652 after 145 more patients died from the viral disease, the DOH said.

The Philippines, which has more than 110 million population, has tested more than 13 million people since the outbreak in January 2020. Enditem