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Philippines reports 2,261 new coronavirus cases, 50 more deaths

Daily life amid Coronavirus outbreak in Manila
Daily life amid Coronavirus outbreak in Manila

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine health ministry on Thursday recorded 2,261 novel coronavirus infections and 50 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have increased to 348,698 while deaths reached 6,497, next only to Indonesia for the most COVID-19 casualties in the Southeast Asia region.

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

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