Philippines reports 12,576 new coronavirus cases, second-highest daily cases

Philippines reports 12,576 new coronavirus cases, second-highest daily cases
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to announce quarantine restrictions for the capital region, the Philippines’ coronavirus hotspot, for April. (AP)
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Updated 03 April 2021

Philippines reports 12,576 new coronavirus cases, second-highest daily cases

Philippines reports 12,576 new coronavirus cases, second-highest daily cases
  • The Southeast Asian nation battles a renewed spike in cases

MANILA: The Philippines reported 12,576 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, the country’s second-highest daily increase, as the Southeast Asian nation battles a renewed spike in cases.
The health ministry confirmed cases had increased to 784,043 while COVID-19 deaths rose by 103 to 13,423.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s office is to announce on Saturday quarantine restrictions for the capital region, the country’s coronavirus hotspot, for April.