Philippines logs 8,346 new Covid-19 cases

Philippines logs 8,346 new Covid-19 cases

Manila, May 2 (IANS) The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday 8,346 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,054,983.

The death toll climbed to 17,431 after 77 more patients died from the viral disease, the Xinhua news agency reported.

The Philippines, which has about 110 million population, has tested over 11 million people since the outbreak in January 2020.

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