Philippines records 10 new coronavirus deaths, 209 more cases

A nurse gets a swab from a health worker in a booth set up in a hospital parking lot as the Philippines ramps up testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manila, Philippines, April 15, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported 10 new coronavirus deaths and 209 additional infections.

In a bulletin, the health ministry said total infections have risen to 6,087, while deaths have reached 397.

It added that 29 more patients have recovered, bringing the total to 516.

Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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