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With 2,452 new infections, Philippines coronavirus caseload hits 584,667
A military health worker administers a Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine during the vaccination of military personnel at the army headquarters in Manila on March 2, 2021.
AFP/Ted Aljibe

With 2,452 new infections, Philippines coronavirus caseload hits 584,667

(Philstar.com) - March 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Thursday recorded 2,452 new cases of coronavirus, pushing the national caseload past 584,000.

Of the total 584,667 infections recorded by the DOH, 37,226 or 6.4% are marked as active.

Another 266 people survived the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries to 535,037.

But the death toll hit 12,404 following reports of another 15 fatalities.

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— Bella Perez-Rubio with a report from Xave Gregorio 

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