Philippines reports 3,257 new coronavirus cases, 47 deaths

18 Sep 2020 / 16:08 H.

    MANILA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The Philippines' health ministry on Friday reported 3,257 additional novel coronavirus infections, marking the 11th straight day the country has recorded more than 3,000 daily cases.

    In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have increased to 279,526, most of which are in the capital, while deaths rose 47 to reach 4,830.

    (Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales Editing by Ed Davies)

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