A Philippine soldier at a checkpoint in Valenzuela City. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Metro Manila becomes a ghost town under Philippines government lockdown

  • The Philippine capital is normally choked with traffic and activity but the government’s community quarantine has now emptied its streets
  • The quarantine has been criticised because nearly 3 million people commute daily and at least 1 million fled before the quarantine took effect
Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
A Philippine soldier at a checkpoint in Valenzuela City. Photo: Xinhua
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