Philippine coronavirus death toll rises to 1,003
Churches reopen in Philippine capital with social distancing measures in place
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines on Sunday reported nine more fatalities related to the novel coronavirus, taking its death toll to 1,003.
The Southeast Asian country also recorded 555 more infections, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 21,895, the Department of Health said in a bulletin.
(Reporting by Enrico dela Cruz; Editing by Robert Birsel)