Philippines: Highest Death and Lowest Recovery Rate in ASEAN

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - MARCH 14: Filipinos hoping to get on flights out of Manila hours before it is placed on lockdown queue at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on March 14, 2020 in Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Thursday that he would place some 12 million people in the capital Manila on lockdown and suspend government work for a month to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Philippines' Department of Health has so far confirmed 98 cases of the deadly coronavirus in the country, with at least 8 recorded fatalities. (Photo by Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)
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The Philippines’ Department of Health reported 214 new cases, 101 new recoveries, and 11 new deaths. Currently, the country has 12,305 confirmed cases, 2,561 recoveries and 817 deaths.

Case fatality rate is up at 6.64 percent (vs 6.65 percent global average vs. 2.34 percent ASEAN average) and recovery rate is slightly up at 20.82 percent (vs. 38.1 percent world average vs. 37 percent ASEAN average) for the day.

The Philippines has the highest case fatality rate now in in the ASEAN region.

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In terms of recovery rate, while the country has improved a bit, it is still below the world average.

The country also has the poorest recovery rate in the ASEAN region.


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