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DUBAI – The first Filipino coronavirus patient in the Philippines has died, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Wednesday (March 11).
According to DOH, the 67-year-old Filipina was confined at the Manila Doctors Hospital.
The announcement came after the DOH reported 16 new cases of coronavirus in the country as of Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 49.
Two people have recovered from coronavirus in the Philippines so far, according to the health authority.
The Philippines is currently in a state of public health emergency as officials battle to contain the spread of coronavirus. DAJ/Expat Media
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