Death toll on COVID-19 in PH now at 12

There are now 12 recorded deaths due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines. 
The Department of Health (DOH) has announced this in a statement released on Sunday evening. 
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DOH says the latest reported death was a 56-year-old male who was admitted at the Makati Medical Center. 
The man, with patient ID of PH12, was confirmed to have contracted the virus last March 9. 
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He died tonight, March 15, due to acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to COVID-19. 
He was also reported to have a pre-existing asthma.

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