FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask and shield is pictured in the Ninoy Aquino Stadium that has been temporarily turned into a quarantine facility to accommodate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Manila, Philippines, April 13, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported 17 new coronavirus deaths and 102 additional infections.
In a bulletin, the health ministry said total infections have risen to 7,294 while deaths have increased to 494. Thirty more patients have recovered, bringing total recoveries to 792.
Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Shri Navaratnam
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