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Health

Philippines reports 1,910 new coronavirus cases, lowest in three weeks

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker performs a swab test to a vendors at Pritil Public Market amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tondo, Manila, Philippines, October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines recorded 1,910 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the lowest number in more than three weeks, and 78 more fatalities.

In a bulletin, the health ministry said the Southeast Asian country’s confirmed infections had climbed to 346,536, while its death toll had risen to 6,449.

Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by Martin Petty

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