Government workers spray disinfectant on the luggage of disembarking overseas Filipino workers at a seaport in Cebu City on Saturday. Photo: EPA Government workers spray disinfectant on the luggage of disembarking overseas Filipino workers at a seaport in Cebu City on Saturday. Photo: EPA
Government workers spray disinfectant on the luggage of disembarking overseas Filipino workers at a seaport in Cebu City on Saturday. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus pandemic: All stories

Coronavirus: Philippines allows thousands of OFWs trapped in quarantine limbo to go home

  • Delays with testing and health certificates have left up to 24,000 repatriated workers stuck aboard cruise ships or in hotels and crowded health facilities
  • President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered ‘all government resources’ be used to ensure those who have already finished quarantine go home by next week

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Government workers spray disinfectant on the luggage of disembarking overseas Filipino workers at a seaport in Cebu City on Saturday. Photo: EPA Government workers spray disinfectant on the luggage of disembarking overseas Filipino workers at a seaport in Cebu City on Saturday. Photo: EPA
Government workers spray disinfectant on the luggage of disembarking overseas Filipino workers at a seaport in Cebu City on Saturday. Photo: EPA
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