The Philippines extends lockdown in Metro Manila, high-risk COVID-19 areas

MANILA (XINHUA) – The Philippine government yesterday extended the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila and other high-risk provinces on the main island of Luzon amid the COVID-19 pandemic for two more weeks until May 15. Duterte’s decision was announced by presidential spokesperson Harry Roque in a televised briefing yesterday morning. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin