Philippines reports highest single-day death toll from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: A sanitation worker disinfects an underpass at the central business district as the government implements an “enhanced community quarantine” in the country’s main island Luzon to contain the coronavirus, in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines recorded 50 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, its highest in a single day, taking the toll to 297.

In a bulletin, the health ministry said 220 new infections took the tally of virus cases to 4,648. But 40 more patients recovered, for a total of 197 recoveries.

Reporting by Karen Lema; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

View original article here Source

Related Posts