A boy waits for a bus put on to ferry away those stranded in the Philippine capital amid the almost three-month coronavirus lockdown. Photo: APA boy waits for a bus put on to ferry away those stranded in the Philippine capital amid the almost three-month coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AP
A boy waits for a bus put on to ferry away those stranded in the Philippine capital amid the almost three-month coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Philippines capital emerges from lockdown into economic uncertainty, fears of second wave of infection

  • Manila has endured one of the world’s longest lockdowns, which has hit the livelihoods of millions but not halted a steady stream of new infections
  • Easing restrictions is aimed at resuscitating the faltering economy, but observers fear the nation is ill equipped to handle a renewed surge in cases
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A boy waits for a bus put on to ferry away those stranded in the Philippine capital amid the almost three-month coronavirus lockdown. Photo: APA boy waits for a bus put on to ferry away those stranded in the Philippine capital amid the almost three-month coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AP
A boy waits for a bus put on to ferry away those stranded in the Philippine capital amid the almost three-month coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AP
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