An armed soldier stands at a checkpoint in Manila. President Duterte has placed the whole of Luzon – the largest island in the Philippines – under “tightened quarantine”. Photo: DPAAn armed soldier stands at a checkpoint in Manila. President Duterte has placed the whole of Luzon – the largest island in the Philippines – under “tightened quarantine”. Photo: DPA
An armed soldier stands at a checkpoint in Manila. President Duterte has placed the whole of Luzon – the largest island in the Philippines – under “tightened quarantine”. Photo: DPA

Coronavirus: Philippines suspends issuing visas to foreigners, official warns cases could hit 75,000 by June

  • Visa-free privileges of all foreign nationals are also suspended, and previously issued visas to foreigners have been cancelled
  • Meanwhile, thousands of people are trying to flee the country amid a lockdown on the main island of Luzon

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An armed soldier stands at a checkpoint in Manila. President Duterte has placed the whole of Luzon – the largest island in the Philippines – under “tightened quarantine”. Photo: DPAAn armed soldier stands at a checkpoint in Manila. President Duterte has placed the whole of Luzon – the largest island in the Philippines – under “tightened quarantine”. Photo: DPA
An armed soldier stands at a checkpoint in Manila. President Duterte has placed the whole of Luzon – the largest island in the Philippines – under “tightened quarantine”. Photo: DPA
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