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.


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