Covid19: 33 dead in Philippines including three doctors
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Covid19: 33 dead in Philippines including three doctors

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The death toll in Covid19 has been jumped to 33 on Monday in the Philippines. Those dead include three doctors also.

In the Philippines, despite having protective gear, thousands of medical workers braved to treat patients, officials said. Several other doctors were reported to be in critical condition, while hundreds of health care workers were in quarantine after being exposed to the virus in various hospitals in Manila, according to hospitals and colleagues.

The three doctors - a cardiologist, an anaesthesiologist and an oncologist - were infected with the virus while treating patients in three different hospitals in Manila, according to the Philippine Medical Association and the hospitals.

Around 396 people are positive for coronavirus. 16 new cases have been detected on Sunday and 8 news deaths have been reported.

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