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Philippines reports 2,529 new coronavirus cases, 53 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Filipinos queue for cash subsidy from the government amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Batasan Hills, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines suffered 2,529 new novel coronavirus infections and 53 more deaths, the health ministry said on Saturday in a daily bulletin.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases totalled 234,570, including 3,790 deaths, the ministry said.

Reporting by Karen Lema; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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