A Philippine doctor receives a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: EPA A Philippine doctor receives a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: EPA
A Philippine doctor receives a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: Philippines extends targeted lockdowns and reimposes curfews in Manila as cases surge

  • Most of the new cases are in Metro Manila where officials have been quarantining compounds, streets, neighbourhoods and even hotels
  • The country has been rolling out Covid-19 vaccines to health care workers and soldiers, after the government came under fire for delays

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Philippine doctor receives a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: EPA A Philippine doctor receives a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: EPA
A Philippine doctor receives a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: EPA
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