Local transmission of Covid-19 confirmed in Philippines, tally rises to 6


Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece (right) shaking hands with Alberto Lim of the Philippines after their Davis Cup World Group II play-offs first round singles match in Manila on Friday (March 6). Tsitsipas won 6-2, 6-1. Health authorities of the Philippines and the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed on Saturday (March 7) a local transmission of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the country, with the tally of confirmed cases rising to six. - AP

MANILA: Health authorities of the Philippines and the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed on Saturday (March 7) a local transmission of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the country, with the tally of confirmed cases rising to six.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque told reporters that an additional Covid-19 infection has been detected, bringing the total number of cases in the country to six.

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