The Philippines exceeded the 15,000 mark for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after 380 new infections were recorded, elevating the total cases to 15,049, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Wednesday.

10,639 of the confirmed cases are active cases or undergoing treatment or quarantine.

In a bit of good news, 94 more patients won the battle against COVID-19, logging the total number of recoveries to 3,506.

The DOH’s daily bulletin also announced 18 new deaths, raising the country’s total COVID-19 fatalities to 904.

Meanwhile, certified testing laboratories in the country have successfully tested 282,923 individuals as of May 25, 7.5 percent of them tested positive for COVID-19.

DOH data also revealed the number of daily tests conducted dropped below the April 30 target of at least 8,000 tests per day. The government only performed 5,535 tests on May 25.

Singapore continues to dominate the Southeast Asia region for the most number of COVID-19 cases at 32,876. Indonesia followed with 23,851 cases with the Philippines on its tail. (RJ Espartinez)