Stranded passengers wait for updates at the airport in Manila on Tuesday after all domestic flights were cancelled following new coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AFPStranded passengers wait for updates at the airport in Manila on Tuesday after all domestic flights were cancelled following new coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AFP
Stranded passengers wait for updates at the airport in Manila on Tuesday after all domestic flights were cancelled following new coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AFP

Philippines’ fresh coronavirus lockdown maroons dozens at airport, broke and helpless

  • Many from the country’s provinces are trying to leave the virus hotspot of Manila after the pandemic took away their livelihoods
  • Coronavirus cases in the Philippines have surged past 100,000 – a fivefold increase from June when the last lockdown ended

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Stranded passengers wait for updates at the airport in Manila on Tuesday after all domestic flights were cancelled following new coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AFPStranded passengers wait for updates at the airport in Manila on Tuesday after all domestic flights were cancelled following new coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AFP
Stranded passengers wait for updates at the airport in Manila on Tuesday after all domestic flights were cancelled following new coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AFP
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