Millions return to lockdown in Philippines as virus cases soar
Mon, Aug 03, 2020 - 2:17 PM
Since the beginning of June, when much of the country emerged from one of the world's longest stay-at-home orders, confirmed infections in the archipelago have increased fivefold, surging past 100,000.
[MANILA] More than 27 million people in the Philippines -- about a quarter of the population -- will go back into lockdown Tuesday after overwhelmed health workers warned the country was losing the battle against the coronavirus.
Since the beginning of June, when much of the country...