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Philippines reports 1,635 coronavirus cases, 50 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus outbreak in the Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported 1,635 novel coronavirus cases, the lowest daily increase in infections in two weeks, and 50 new deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed infections in the Philippines have increased to 291,789, the highest in Southeast Asia, while deaths have reached 5,049.

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

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