People exercise along a usually busy street during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila. Photo: AP People exercise along a usually busy street during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila. Photo: AP
People exercise along a usually busy street during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: in the Philippines, cargo containers packed with food pile up in ports amid lockdown

  • Some 8,200 containers – many containing much-needed supplies – are lying unclaimed in Manila’s ports due to transport restrictions and lack of personnel
  • Vaguely implemented rules and erratic policing are disrupting the distribution of medical supplies and basic necessities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People exercise along a usually busy street during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila. Photo: AP People exercise along a usually busy street during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila. Photo: AP
People exercise along a usually busy street during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila. Photo: AP
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