Philippines records nine new coronavirus deaths, 111 more cases

A nurse gets a swab from a man under observation for coronavirus disease in a booth set up in a hospital parking lot in Manila, Philippines, April 15, 2020. —  Reuters pic
A nurse gets a swab from a man under observation for coronavirus disease in a booth set up in a hospital parking lot in Manila, Philippines, April 15, 2020. — Reuters pic

MANILA, April 22 — The Philippines’ health ministry today reported nine new coronavirus deaths and 111 new confirmed infections.

In a bulletin, the health ministry said total deaths have increased to 446 while infections have risen to 6,710. But 39 more patients have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 693. — Reuters

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