Duque reports 64 new cases as 8 more fully-recovered patients are sent home on Wednesday
Manila (18 June) -- Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III reported on Wednesday that eight (8) more fully recovered patients were sent home while confirming 64 new cases, all mild in nature.
Forty of the cases are male, while the rest of the 24 are female. The age range of these cases is from 1 to 62 years old with a median age of 18 years old. All but two of the 64 are Filipinos. These new additional cases bring the total count to 311.
Duque announced that the 8 fully recovered patients bring the total count of recovered A (H1N1) cases to 93.
"So far the country has no reported case of death or severe illness in all of the 311 documented positive cases," Duque stressed.
In their latest report dated June 15, the WHO has reported 35,928 cases and 163 deaths from 76 reporting countries. (OPS/PIA-MMIO) [top]