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Health

Philippines reports 2,298 new coronavirus cases, 32 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

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ health ministry on Monday reported 2,298 new coronavirus infections and 32 more deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had increased to 385,400, while deaths had reached 7,269. The Philippines has the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections and deaths in Southeast Asia behind Indonesia.

Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies

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