Philippines reports 343 additional coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths

by Reuters
Sunday, 29 March 2020 09:19 GMT

MANILA, March 29 (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Sunday reported 343 new coronavirus cases, marking the country's largest daily increase in infections, and three additional deaths.

That raised the total number of known infections in the country to 1,418, while the death toll has reached 71, it said. Seven more patients have recovered, however, bringing the total number of recoveries to 42. (Reporting by Enrico dela Cruz; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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