Philippines reports six more coronavirus deaths, 518 infections

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(Paragraph 2 show ministry's corrected death toll at 1,017 instead of 1,071 initially stated)

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday recorded six new coronavirus deaths and 518 additional infections.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total deaths have increased to 1,017 while confirmed cases have reached 22,992.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Martin Petty)