PH coronavirus watch: Suspected cases per region, as of February 17, 2020
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is now ramping up its probe of people with symptoms to prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
As of Monday, February 17, DOH said it probed 521 patients. There is still no recorded local transmission in the country.
Out of this number:
- 171 - admitted in hospitals
- 347 - discharged from hospitals
- 3 - confirmed cases
Below is the latest breakdown of the PUI cases per region. All numbers are from DOH's nCov tracker.
|REGION||NUMBER OF PEOPLE PROBED|
|Cordillera Administrative Region||24|
There are at least 28 Filipinos confirmed to have the virus, but all are based outside the Philippines, including one in the United Arab Emirates and 27 who were aboard a cruise ship quarantined in Japan.
So far, the virus has killed more than 1,660 and infected over 68,000 people in China. Cases have been recorded in more than two dozen countries. – Rappler.com