A soldier checks the temperature of a motorist at a checkpoint before entering Manila. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Philippines imposes home quarantine on entire Luzon island, affecting more than 50 million people

  • The measures, if implemented fully, would be among the strictest in place in Asia, as the country grapples to contain an outbreak with 140 confirmed cases
  • ‘This is not martial law. Don’t get scared because nobody will display their guns,’ President Rodrigo Duterte says
Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
A soldier checks the temperature of a motorist at a checkpoint before entering Manila. Photo: AFP
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