By Analou De Vera
The country’s tally of patients who have recovered from coronavirus disease has already exceeded 800, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday.
As per the latest case bulletin, 70 more patients were able to beat the COVID-19, raising the total number of recoveries to 862.
The Health department also reported seven new deaths among COVID-19 patients. This brings the total number of deaths to 501.
Meanwhile, 7,579 individuals have now tested positive for the disease nationwide.
Maintain healthy lifestyle
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reminded the public to stay physically active amid the ongoing community quarantine.
Vergeire said that should exercise inside their homes every day.
“Maraming workout o exercise na maaring gawin sa loob ng ating tahanan [There are many workouts or exercises that can be done within our homes],” she said.
The Health official said they did not recommend yet to the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases to reopen fitness centers in areas under the general community quarantine.