Breaking: DOH records more than 600 patients that recovered from COVID-19

The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded an additional 41 patients that recovered from coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

We learned that as of April 20, there are 613 COVID-19 survivors in the Philippines.

In a Facebook post, the health department said that there are 200 new cases of coronavirus in the country. The total number of confirmed cases is now at 6,459.

Meanwhile, the DOH reported that there were 19 new deaths, making the total number of fatalities rise to 428.


According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), there are 990 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Filipinos abroad.

263 of the patients have recovered, while 143 of them have passed away due to the disease. About 42 countries or regions have Filipinos that were infected by COVID-19.


As of posting time, there are over 2.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe. More than 620,000 of the patients were able to recover.