A Chinese patient under observation for the novel coronavirus at the San Lazaro Hospital dies due to pneumonia. The DOH reiterates that there are still no confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV in the Philippines. A Filipino in Wuhan, China reveals that they are running low on medical supplies amid the lockdown. Pres. Rodrigo Duterte bars his Cabinet officials from traveling to the U.S., a move he likened to a boycott as the country began terminating a military accord with Washington. Authorities recover the body of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and eight other victims of the helicopter crash in California, U.S.A.