More Than 1,000 Patients Recover From COVID-19 in the Philippines


As of April 28, the Philippines’ COVID-19 recovery number has exceeded the 1,000 mark, with 1,023 officially surviving the viral disease.

There are now 8,212 positive cases in the country, including 558 mortalities.

The case fatality rate in the Philippines is now at 6.79 percent, which ranks as the 23rd highest rate out of 151 countries for its death-to-confirmed case ratio. However, this is still lower than the global average fatality rate, which is currently at 6.97 percent.

Meanwhile, the case recovery rate is now at 12.46 percent, which ranks 123 out of 151 countries. This is lower than the world average, which is 29.9 percent. The Philippines’ has one of the lowest recovery rates in the world, but this may change as more patients recover within the next few weeks.

As of today, 64.7 percent of resolved cases ended in full recoveries, while 35.3 percent ended in death.

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