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Philippines reports 14 new coronavirus deaths, 104 more infections

FILE PHOTO: Empty streets are seen as the lockdown continues to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manila

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Tuesday reported 14 new coronavirus deaths and 104 additional infections.

Deaths have reached 177 and total cases 3,764, Health Secretary Francisco Duque told a news conference.

President Rodrigo Duterte earlier in the day extended to the end of April strict quarantine measures on the country’s main island implemented to contain the outbreak.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales)

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