Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths

Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths
Teachers wear face masks and face shields while checking papers beside plastic barriers as they hold online classes on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (AP)
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Updated 21 October 2020

Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths

Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths
  • The healthy ministry said there were 60 additional COVID-19 deaths confirmed

MANILA: The Philippine health ministry on Wednesday confirmed 1,509 new coronavirus infections, its lowest daily increase in cases in more than six weeks.
In a bulletin, the ministry said there were 60 additional COVID-19 deaths confirmed. Total cases have risen to 362,243 while deaths have reached 6,747.