JUST IN: Philippines reports 5,032 new COVID19 infections, its largest single-day increase so far, taking the country's total number of cases past 100,000
MANILA: The Philippines on Sunday (Aug 2) reported 5,032 additional coronavirus infections, its largest single-day increase so far, taking the ...
AsiaFILE PHOTO: A nurse gets a swab from a man under observation for COVID-19 in a booth set up in a hospital parking lot in Manila, Philippines, Apr 15, 2020. (REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez)02 Aug 2020 05:13PMShare this contentBookmarkMANILA: The Philippines on Sunday (Aug 2) reported 5,032 additional coronavirus infections, its largest single-day increase so far, taking the country's confirmed cases to 103,185.
In a bulletin, the Department of Health also said the Southeast Asian country's coronavirus death toll had jumped by 20 to 2,059.AdvertisementAdvertisementPresident Rodrigo Duterte was scheduled to meet key cabinet members on Sunday to discuss a call by medical frontliners' groups to put the capital Manila, which accounts for the bulk of infections, back under a stricter lockdown, his spokesman said.Read more: CNA »
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