Philippines reports record daily rise of 8,019 coronavirus cases

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had reached 671,792, while deaths increased by four to 12,972. — Reuters pic
In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had reached 671,792, while deaths increased by four to 12,972. — Reuters pic

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MANILA, March 22 —The Philippines’ health ministry today reported 8,019 new coronavirus infections, registering a record daily increase in cases.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had reached 671,792, while deaths increased by four to 12,972. It was the third time the Philippines has posted a fresh high in daily cases in the past four days. — Reuters

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