Philippines: Coronavirus restraints loosened in capital vicinity
The Philippines, which is battling one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Asia, is little by little relaxing curbs to allow the recovery of the economy.
An alert level system first and small-extent lockdown system imposed on the capital vicinity on Sept. 16 to allow for greater mobility and more businesses to reopen will keep in place up to Oct. 15.
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Restaurants and personal care sets were permitted to double their allowable operating capacity to 20%, while fitness studios and gyms were allowed to reopen their doors, but only to fully vaccinated clients. 700
New COVID-19 infections in the Philippines have shown signs of easing, with confirmed situations averaging 1,700 daily in the past week from nearly 4,300 in the past week.
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