Live COVID-19 updates: Philippines reports record-high 6,352 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 112,593

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BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MANILA -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 112,593 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported a record high of 6,352 new cases on Tuesday.

The DOH said that the number of recoveries rose to 66,049 after 240 patients have survived the disease.

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HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 80 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the second day when the daily additional cases fell below 100.

The newly reported cases, including five imported cases and 75 local infections, brought the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong to 3,669.

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PHNOM PENH -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday donated medical supplies to Cambodia for the COVID-19 fight, said a press statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Health (MoH).

WHO's representative in Cambodia Li Ailan handed over the items to Cambodian Minister of Health Mam Bunheng at a ceremony held at the MoH in Phnom Penh, the statement said.

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MOSCOW -- Russia registered 5,159 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 861,423, the country's COVID-19 response center said in a statement Tuesday.

Meanwhile, 144 new deaths were reported, taking the nationwide count to 14,351, according to the statement.

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JAKARTA -- The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,922 within one day to 115,056, with the death toll adding by 86 to 5,388, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

According to the ministry, 1,813 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 72,050.

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BEIJING -- A series of Peking opera performances will be presented online during an upcoming art season in China, according to Tuesday's China Culture Daily.

Sixteen Peking opera troupes across the country, including the National Peking Opera Company, will take part in the online event, scheduled from Aug. 8 to Sept. 4, the newspaper said.

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NEW DELHI -- The number of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,855,745 in India as 52,050 new cases and 803 deaths were registered during the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 38,938, showed the data released by the health ministry.

Tuesday was the sixth consecutive day when over 50,000 fresh cases were detected across the country in a single day.

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SEOUL -- South Korea reported 34 more cases of the COVID-19 as of midnight Tuesday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 14,423.

The daily caseload rose above 30 in two days due to the continued small cluster infections and imported cases.

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BOGOTA -- The Colombian Ministry of Health on Monday raised the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 327,850, with 11,017 deaths.

According to the authorities, tests detected 10,199 new infections and 367 more patients died in the past 24 hours.

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil on Monday recorded 561 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 94,665, according to the country's health ministry.

Meanwhile, tests have detected 16,641 new infections, taking the total caseload to 2,750,318, said the ministry. Enditem

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