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Health

Philippines confirms 2,825 new coronavirus cases, 60 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 Wednesday recorded 2,825 new coronavirus infections and 60 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases in the Philippines had risen to 329,637, the highest number in Southeast Asia, while deaths had increased to 5,925.

Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies

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