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Philippines records 2,502 new coronavirus cases, 83 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker performs a swab test to a vendors at Pritil Public Market amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tondo, Manila, Philippines, October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines recorded 2,502 new coronavirus cases and 83 additional deaths on Sunday.

In a bulletin, the Department of Health said the Southeast Asian country’s confirmed infections had risen to 339,341, still the region’s highest, while its death toll had climbed to 6,321.

Reporting by Enrico Dela Cruz; Editing by William Mallard

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