Michelle Silvertino, who died in Manila after waiting for five days to get a bus to her home province during the Philippine capital's lockdown. Photo: Twitter Michelle Silvertino, who died in Manila after waiting for five days to get a bus to her home province during the Philippine capital's lockdown. Photo: Twitter
Michelle Silvertino, who died in Manila after waiting for five days to get a bus to her home province during the Philippine capital's lockdown. Photo: Twitter

In the Philippines, the death of a stranded mother highlights Manila’s commuter nightmare

  • Michelle Silvertino died after waiting for five days to get a bus back to her home province, as most public transport remains banned
  • Metro Manila has relaxed its coronavirus lockdown but many commuters are unable to get to work and are forced to walk long distances

Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
Michelle Silvertino, who died in Manila after waiting for five days to get a bus to her home province during the Philippine capital's lockdown. Photo: Twitter Michelle Silvertino, who died in Manila after waiting for five days to get a bus to her home province during the Philippine capital's lockdown. Photo: Twitter
Michelle Silvertino, who died in Manila after waiting for five days to get a bus to her home province during the Philippine capital's lockdown. Photo: Twitter
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