THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said the total number of fatalities due to Typhoon Agaton has climbed to 224 individuals.
The number is based on the latest data provided by the NDRRMC.
From that number, the NDRRMC said 18 were confirmed dead 206 are still being verified.
The fatalities came from Regions 6 and 8.
Meanwhile, around eight people were reported injured at the onslaught of Typhoon Agaton while 147 were reported missing.
Overall, around 2,081,011 individuals were affected by Typhoon Agaton.