Philippines confirms 3,475 more novel coronavirus cases, 15 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus outbreak in the Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Monday confirmed 3,475 new coronavirus infections and 15 more deaths, the lowest daily increase in fatalities in two weeks.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had increased to 290,190, still the most in Southeast Asia, while confirmed deaths had reached 4,999.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies)

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