Philippines Records 3,281 New Coronavirus Cases, 26 More Deaths​

A government worker carries a signage reminding passengers waiting for a bus to maintain social distancing amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, September 7, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 3,281 new coronavirus infections and 26 additional deaths.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have reached 241,987 while deaths have increased to 3,916.