MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ health department on Sunday reported 58 deaths related to COVID-19 and 2,241 additional infections of the new coronavirus.
Total deaths now stand at 1,831, with 67,456 confirmed cases, it said in a bulletin.
The Philippines recorded 162 COVID-19 deaths a week ago, the highest daily rise in Southeast Asia so far.
Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by William Mallard
Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.