Philippines logs 5,790 new COVID-19 cases, total climbs to 1,143,963

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Manila [Phillipines], May 16 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday 5,790 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,143,963.

The death toll climbed to 19,191 after 140 more patients died from the viral disease, the DOH said.

The Philippines, which has about 110 million population, has tested over 11.8 million people since the outbreak in January 2020. (ANI/Xinhua)

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