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Philippines records 1,150 new coronavirus cases; biggest single-day increase

Hundreds of stranded passengers take shelter under an expressway near Manila airport

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported 1,150 additional cases of the novel coronavirus, the country’s biggest single-day increase in infections.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total cases have reached 31,825 while deaths have increased by nine to 1,186.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty)

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