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Health

Philippines confirms 2,291 new coronavirus cases, 64 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: A health worker conducts a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) swab testing at a gymnasium in Navotas City, Metro Manila, Philippines, August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Monday reported 2,291 new coronavirus infections and 64 more deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases in the Philippines tmsnrt.rs/3ngW4uH have increased to 324,762, the highest in Southeast Asia, while deaths have reached 5,840.

Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty

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