Philippines extends lockdown in capital beyond 11 weeks

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines on Tuesday announced an extension of a lockdown of its capital, Manila, to 11 weeks, stretching one of the world’s strictest and longest community quarantines to June to try to contain coronavirus outbreaks. That would buck a global trend of easing lockdowns as countries try to strike a balance between … Continue reading Philippines extends lockdown in capital beyond 11 weeks