The biggest in six months
By ROGER M. BALANZA
The Departmen of Health (DOH) reported on March 12 the biggest single day surge in Covid-19 in six months with 4,578 new cases.
The alarming figure sparked deadly fear of a new wave of infections as the country rolls out an ongoing vaccination campaign to stop spread of the virus thathas grown to pandemic proportions and brought down the economy to its knees.
The DOH reported its last biggest record of 4,699 new cases of COVID-19. in September 2020.
Yesterday’s figure pushed to 611,618 the total number of cases in the country.