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Philippines extends lockdown to May 15

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday announced the extension of the strict lockdown measures across several parts of the country, including capital Manila, until May 15 in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19. In…

23-day-old baby dies of COVID-19 in Philippines

Manila: A 23-day old baby succumbed to COVID-19 in the Philippines, it was reported on Friday. The newborn, one of the youngest COVID-19 fatality, died on April 5 in Lipa, a city situated some 70 km south of Manila in Philippines,…

Typhoon Phanfone toll reaches 28 in Philippines

Manila: Typhoon Phanfone has left at least 28 people dead in the Philippines, with two injured and 12 missing, authorities said on Friday. The storm, locally named Ursula, on Wednesday and Thursday made its way through the central region…