Philippines Overtakes China On Total COVID-19 Cases Recorded

Update on Philippines & China’s Total COVID-19 Cases, Deaths & Recoveries Now

PHILIPPINES – The total COVID-19 cases recorded in PH now is more than the total cases recorded in China.

Last December 2019, the first case of COVID-19, a type of coronavirus, was recorded in China. It hit Wuhan City and spread fast thus authorities locked the area for more than two (2) months.

However, starting January 2020, several other nations recorded cases of COVID-19. Some patients have travel histories in China. It took only a short time before local transmissions were confirmed in the different countries.

The Philippines is one of the more than 200 countries and territories that confirmed cases of COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus disease as a pandemic after its effects went beyond what was expected of it.

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Philippines China COVID-19
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Even WHO was alarmed by the speed of the spread of the COVID-19 disease. According to the international body, it may be a long-term fight against this coronavirus disease.

The China, the first epicenter of COVID-19, is now recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several other countries including the Philippines got increasing cases of the disease.

Recently, the Philippines’ total COVID-19 cases went ahead of China’s records. Based on a global tally of Worldometer, here are the total coronavirus cases, deaths, and recoveries in the two (2) nations now:


  • PH : 85,486
  • China : 84,060


  • PH : 1,962
  • China : 4,634


  • PH : 26,996
  • China : 78,944

Currently, community quarantine measures are still up in PH. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is also expected to announce new measures today, July 30.

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