DOH reports 24 total COVID-19 cases as 4 new patients were confirmed

A total of 24 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has been reported by the Department of Health (DOH) as four additional cases were confirmed Monday evening.

The four new cases were on top of the reported 10 additional cases that Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire announced afternoon of the same day.

The DOH earlier bared that COVID-19 patients number 7 to 20 were admitted to different health facilities.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said, “DOH has deployed additional surveillance teams to expedite contact tracing of the new cases.”