Philippine reports 3,420 new coronavirus cases, 65 deaths

The Philippines recorded 3,420 new cases of the coronavirus and 65 additional deaths on Aug 16, 2020.
The Philippines recorded 3,420 new cases of the coronavirus and 65 additional deaths on Aug 16, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

MANILA (REUTERS) - The Philippines has recorded 3,420 new cases of the coronavirus and 65 additional deaths, the Health Ministry said on Sunday (Aug 16).

The country has so far registered a total of 161,253 infections and the death toll from Covid-19 has risen to 2,665, according to ministry data.