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There are concerns the coronavirus outbreak in the US is “snowballing” as states reopen and Americans reject face masks and physical distancing. UNESCO says the pandemic has only exacerbated conditions that left nearly 260 million children excluded from school in 2018, urging governments to do more to help the most disadvantaged.

Worldwide, more than 9 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus. More than 4.5 million have recovered, while more than 472,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Here are the latest updates:

Tuesday, June 23 09:30 GMT – Philippines records 1,150 new coronavirus cases; biggest single-day increase

The Philippine health ministry has reported 1,150 additional cases of the novel coronavirus, the country’s biggest single-day increase in infections.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total cases have reached 31,825 while deaths have increased by nine to 1,186.

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