Philippines reports another record spike in daily coronavirus deaths

This content was published on September 14, 2020 - 09:46

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Monday reported a record daily increase in new coronavirus deaths for the second time in three days, adding 259 more fatalities to bring the total to 4,630.

In a bulletin, the health ministry said the Southeast Asian country also recorded 4,699 newly-confirmed cases, taking its total infections to 265,888, the highest in the region.

(Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by Martin Petty)

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