Philippines fights new wave of coronavirus infections with lockdowns and curfew for Metro

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Philippines fights new wave of coronavirus infections with lockdowns and curfew for Metro” – below is their description.

Authorities in the Philippines are reimposing lockdowns in targeted areas from March 17, 2021, as well as a two-week nighttime curfew across Metro Manila starting on March 15. The orders are going into effect after the nation recorded 5,400 cases, the highest single-day number of Covid-19 infections in the country, on March 15. On the same day, Philippine presidential spokesman Harry Roque tested positive for the virus.

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