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Philippines records 4,284 more coronavirus infections, 102 new 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/File photo

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Sunday confirmed 4,284 more coronavirus infections and 102 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the Department of Health said the Southeast Asian country’s confirmed cases had risen to 217,396, still the highest in the region, while the nationwide death toll had climbed to 3,520.

Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by William Mallard

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