Philippines’ COVID-19 cases exceed 496,000 with 2,048 new infections

MANILA, Jan 16 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases jumped to 496,646 on Friday after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 2,048 new infections even as one laboratory failed to submit data on time. According to the DOH, Bulacan reported...