MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ health ministry on Monday recorded 1,738 new coronavirus infections and seven additional deaths, the lowest daily increase in casualties in nearly three months.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases had increased to 409,574, while deaths had reached 7,839.
Despite a downward trend in the number of cases in more recent weeks, this was not the time to be complacent, health ministry undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire told a regular news conference on Monday.
Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies
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