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COVID-19 Updates And Safety Measures To Follow

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Manila, June 18 — As of 4PM The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines rose to 27,799 after Department of Health(DOH) reported 562 more infections on Thursday.

DOH said in its bulletin that the number of recoveries climbed to 7,090 after 270 more patients recovered. The death toll also increased to 1,116 after nine more patients died.

According to DOH, 153 of the daily reported cases were in Metro Manila, 299 in the Central visayas region in the central Philippines and 110 were reported on other parts of the country.

Safety Measures Against Viruses

° Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap & water

° Maintain atleast 1-meter(3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

° Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth to prevent the virus entering your body.

° Drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food to help boost immune system.

° Practice respiratory hygeine. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.

Source: (DOH COVID-19 Case Bulletin)