Thursday, October 21, 2021

Manila

Philippines reimposes lockdown in capital after one day

Current rules will be extended until Sept 15, or until the trial for targeted lockdowns was implemented.

Philippines lifts lockdown in capital as virus surges

The lighter restrictions in the national capital region, which accounts for about a third of the country's economy, will enable many hard-hit businesses to reopen and spur local tourism.

Philippine capital back in lockdown over Delta fears

The Philippines has detected more than 330 Delta cases in recent weeks and there are fears the strain could tear through the nation as it has in neighbouring countries.

Covid-positive air passengers are still trying to board their flights

47 passengers on one flight from India were discovered to be Covid-19 positive on arrival in Hong Kong.

Manila orders everyone under 18 and over 65 to stay home for 2 weeks as virus cases surge

The Philippines recorded the largest daily increase since mid-August on Monday with 5,404 new infections.

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