People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: AP People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: AP
People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Philippines reports 11 new cases as stocks of testing kits dwindle

  • The country of 105 million had just 2,000 coronavirus test kits available earlier this week as the number of people wanting to be diagnosed surged
  • The shortage of diagnostic kits underscores resource constraints and the rising costs that countries face as the virus spreads globally

Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: AP People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: AP
People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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