FILE PHOTO: A soldier wearing a face mask holds on his weapon as he guards an empty street following the lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manila, Philippines, April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Sunday confirmed 184 new coronavirus cases, taking the Southeast Asian nation’s total reported infections to 10,794.
Fifteen more deaths related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new virus, were recorded, bringing the toll to 719, while 82 patients have recovered to bring total recoveries to 1,924, it said in a bulletin.
Reporting by Enrico dela Cruz; Editing by William Mallard