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Health

Philippines confirms 3,714 new coronavirus cases, 49 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Filipinos queue 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

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Friday reported 3,714 novel coronavirus infections and 49 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have increased to 232,072 while COVID-19 deaths have reached 3,737.

Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty

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