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Philippines confirms 3,962 new coronavirus cases, 100 more deaths

Filipinos queue for government aid amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Filipinos queue for government aid amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Quezon

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported 3,962 new coronavirus infections and 100 additional deaths, with both numbers the highest in five days.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have risen to 283,460, the highest in Southeast Asia, while deaths have reached 4,930.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales. Editing by Gerry Doyle)

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