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Philippine health ministry reports 2,995 new coronavirus infections, 60 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker takes blood sample from a passenger at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) drive-thru testing center in Manila, Philippines, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ health ministry on Sunday reported 2,995 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 60 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 304,226 cases and 5,344 deaths.

The Department of Health also said 19,630 people had recovered from COVID-19, bringing total recoveries to 252,510.

Reporting by Karen Lema; Editing by Stephen Coates

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