Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has placed Metro Manila under quarantine, halting travel in and out of the capital region for a month from March 15 until April 14, 2020, amid the continuing rise in cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The announcement was broadcast live on Thursday evening.
Here is the video summary of the President’s announcement.
FULL VIDEO posted on DOH Facebook page
Sources: ABS-CBN News, Department of Health