A soldier wears a face shield in the Philippines, as the country deals with a coronavirus outbreak at a prison in Cebu City, its second-largest city. Photo: AP

Over 100 inmates infected in coronavirus outbreak at jail in Cebu, Philippines

  • The Philippines has some of the world’s most overcrowded jails, as a result of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs
  • Health authorities say more than 1,000 health care workers in the country have been infected by Covid-19, with 26 dying, including 19 doctors
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A soldier wears a face shield in the Philippines, as the country deals with a coronavirus outbreak at a prison in Cebu City, its second-largest city. Photo: AP
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