Philippines records 350 new coronavirus cases, 13 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Shanty homes are pictured in a slum area, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, in Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez reuters_tickers
This content was published on May 26, 2020 - 09:39

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported 13 deaths and 350 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the largest single-day increase in infections in seven weeks.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have risen to 14,669 and deaths have reached 886. It said a total of 3,412 patients have recovered.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty)

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