The death toll caused by typhoon “Quinta” went up to 22 while damage to infrastructure and agriculture reached nearly P1 billion.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Friday said 39 people were injured and four persons were missing while 6,019 families or 24,682 individuals were evacuated in Metro Manila, Bicol and Mimaropa.
Authorities also recorded over P290 million worth of damage to infrastructure and close to P706 million in agri-fisheries.
The NDRRMC said 530 structures were partially damaged in Cordillera, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Bicol, Eastern Visayas and Mimaropa.
Batangas City, Oriental Mindoro and Culion in Palawan were placed under a state of calamity.
The disaster agency recorded 66 incidents of flooding, 22 landslides and soil collapse incidents, six maritime incidents and one storm surge.
In a separate report, the Department of Agriculture (DA) estimated damage to agri-fisheries at P705.87 million, affecting 25,483 farmers and fisherfolk.
The DA said 33,545 metric tons of volume were lost from 19,971 hectares planted to agricultural crops such as rice, corn, high-value crops.
Losses were also recorded in fisheries, livestock, irrigation, and other agricultural facilities. (Jojo Mangahis/PressOnePH)