Philippines sees 3,375 new coronavirus cases, 53 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Two men take shade while queueing for cash subsidy from the government amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Batasan Hills, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez reuters_tickers
This content was published on September 17, 2020 - 09:09

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' health ministry on Thursday reported 3,375 new coronavirus infections and 53 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases in the Philippines have reached 276,289, the most in Southeast Asia, while deaths have increased to 4,785.

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

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