A police officer takes a commuter’s body temperature at a checkpoint in Quezon City, the Philippines. Photo: ReutersA police officer takes a commuter’s body temperature at a checkpoint in Quezon City, the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
A police officer takes a commuter’s body temperature at a checkpoint in Quezon City, the Philippines. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus latest: Philippine police to track patients, Australia warns of harsher lockdowns

  • Authorities in the Southeast Asian nation will carry out house-to-house searches for patients to prevent wider transmission as cases rise
  • In Australia, harsher restrictions on movement are likely if a Covid-19 outbreak is not quickly brought under control, state leaders say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A police officer takes a commuter’s body temperature at a checkpoint in Quezon City, the Philippines. Photo: ReutersA police officer takes a commuter’s body temperature at a checkpoint in Quezon City, the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
A police officer takes a commuter’s body temperature at a checkpoint in Quezon City, the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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