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Philippines reports 2,157 new coronavirus infections, 24 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: People wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pass a mural dedicated to healthcare workers, in Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File photo

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines reported 2,157 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, taking the total to 393,961, its health ministry said.

The Department of Health also reported 24 more coronavirus-related deaths, taking the official death toll to 7,485.

Reporting by Karen Lema; Editing by William Mallard

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