Philippines reports 2,053 new coronavirus cases, 61 deaths

by Reuters
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 08:00 GMT

MANILA, Oct 28 (Reuters) - The Philippines' health ministry on Wednesday recorded 2,053 new coronavirus infections and 61 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed infections have risen to 375,180 while deaths reached 7,114. The Philippines has the second most number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Southeast Asia after Indonesia. (Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty)

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