MANILA, April 14 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported on Tuesday 291 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 5,223.

The Department of Health (DOH) also reported that 20 COVID-19 patients have died, bringing the death toll to 335.

The DOH added that 53 new patients have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number to 295.