MANILA, Philippines — A total of 119 more patients succumbed to COVID-19 complications, according to the Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 39,624.
The deaths compose 1.49 percent of the 2,666,562 confirmed cases of the disease in the country. It also accounts for 0.82 percent of the total deaths worldwide.
According to Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker, global deaths currently stand at 4,849,442.
Meanwhile, total current active infections in the country currently sits at 90,927, while recoveries are at 2,508,287.
The country recently tanked Nikkei Asia’s global recovery index placing last among 121 countries.
The Philippines also took the bottom place at Bloomberg’s latest COVID Resilience Ranking 53 countries.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter
For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.
The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.