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Health

Philippines reports 1,347 new coronavirus cases, 14 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: A couple wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) takes a selfie beside a mural depicting frontline workers in Manila, Philippines, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines recorded 1,347 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, the smallest daily increase since Nov. 4, taking its total confirmed cases to 399,749, the second highest number in Southeast Asia.

The health ministry also reported 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19 infections, the lowest since Oct. 12, bringing the country’s death toll to 7,661.

Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by Ed Davies

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