FILE PHOTO: Passengers wearing protective masks sit between makeshift plastic barriers to maintain social distancing inside a jeepney amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Angono, Rizal province, Philippines, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported seven new coronavirus deaths and 714 additional infections.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total deaths had increased to 994, while confirmed cases had reached 21,340.
Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Kenneth Maxwell