March 29, 2020 / 9:30 AM / 2 months ago

Philippines reports 343 additional coronavirus cases, three new deaths

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask on his neck walks past closed shops in an empty street following the lockdown in the Philippine capital to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Manila, Philippines, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez - RC2DQF9SR2AY/File Photo

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Sunday reported 343 new coronavirus cases, marking the country’s largest daily increase in infections, and three additional deaths.

That raised the total number of known infections in the country to 1,418, while the death toll has reached 71, it said. Seven more patients have recovered, however, bringing the total number of recoveries to 42.

Reporting by Enrico dela Cruz; Editing by Christian Schmollinger

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