A health worker gestures while waiting for a patient at a swabbing booth in Quezon City, Metro Manila, as the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to soar. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker gestures while waiting for a patient at a swabbing booth in Quezon City, Metro Manila, as the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to soar. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker gestures while waiting for a patient at a swabbing booth in Quezon City, Metro Manila, as the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to soar. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Manila to go back on strict lockdown as cases in Philippines top 100,000

  • Country reported record daily tally of 5,032 cases on Sunday, and has second-most cases in Southeast Asia after Indonesia
  • Medical groups have called for the government to reimpose lockdown after cases soared when tough Covid-19 restrictions were lifted on June 1

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker gestures while waiting for a patient at a swabbing booth in Quezon City, Metro Manila, as the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to soar. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker gestures while waiting for a patient at a swabbing booth in Quezon City, Metro Manila, as the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to soar. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker gestures while waiting for a patient at a swabbing booth in Quezon City, Metro Manila, as the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to soar. Photo: EPA-EFE
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