Philippines reports 1,635 coronavirus cases, 50 more deaths

In this photo taken on September 19, 2020, people wearing face shields queue up at a public market in Manila. Many face the new normal in the Philippines, where it is now compulsory to wear both face masks and plastic shields in indoor public spaces and on public transport to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (AFP)
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Updated 22 September 2020

Philippines reports 1,635 coronavirus cases, 50 more deaths

  • The ministry said total confirmed infections in the Philippines have increased to 291,789

MANILA: The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported 1,635 new coronavirus cases, the lowest daily increase in infections in two weeks, and 50 deaths.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed infections in the Philippines have increased to 291,789, the highest in Southeast Asia, while deaths have reached 5,049.


Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

Updated 22 October 2020

Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

  • Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours
MOSCOW: Russia recorded 290 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its official death toll to 25,242.
Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 1,463,306, the fourth highest in the world.