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Philippines reports second largest daily COVID-19 infections – Metro US

Philippines reports second largest daily COVID-19 infections

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MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine health ministry on Thursday recorded 14,895 new coronavirus cases, the second highest daily increase in infections since the start of the pandemic.

In a bulletin, it said total confirmed cases were 1.79 million, while deaths have reached 30,881, after 258 fatalities were recorded on Thursday. Active cases rose to a near four-month high at 111,720.

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

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