Duterte: PH has 4 more cases of COVID-19; total reaches 24

Rose Carmelle Lacuata, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 09 2020 10:40 PM | Updated as of Mar 09 2020 11:45 PM

MANILA (UPDATE)- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said there are four more new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines, bringing the total to 24.

Duterte made the announcement following his meeting with members of an inter-agency task force on COVID-19.

The new cases are from San Juan City, Quezon City, and Bulacan.

Prior to the President's announcement, the Department of Health announced a total of 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country.

The DOH has yet to reveal details about the four new cases.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the government will disclose more details about the new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.