Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray – BBC News

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

A second surge of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines is putting renewed pressure on the healthcare system.

The country currently has the second highest number of cases in South East Asia, behind Indonesia.

And with one of the longest and strictest lockdowns in the world, a crippling recession has forced thousands on to the streets in search of food.

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31 comments

Stop Mass Hysteria May 9, 2021 - 6:19 PM

Defund the far left paedophile protecting BBC. For UK citizens having to pay to listen to their propaganda is an absolute disgrace

AAA EXCAVATORS Vietnam May 9, 2021 - 6:19 PM

Fake news ! Shame on you BBC ! Ivermectin is a success in Philippines !Shame on you !

NAFS Kafss May 9, 2021 - 6:19 PM

Come to Right ☝️✅ ☪️ ✅☝️…😳 🇵🇭 😳..Tell ☝️ Astagfirullah 🤲 Forgiveness ☝️..

Samuel Tan May 9, 2021 - 6:19 PM

It should be the government's responsibility, but can the government even take it?

Paul. May 9, 2021 - 6:20 PM

The virus came from CHINA, just like their out of control rocket. China should pay for all affected, they have enough money.

edgardo bartolome May 9, 2021 - 6:20 PM

ano ba malapit nba tyong sumunod sa india?

Jebus foxe May 9, 2021 - 6:20 PM

Proud pinoy😎👌

Eric Blair 1948 May 9, 2021 - 6:21 PM

If you keep falling for the propaganda the pandemic will never end.

Jose Suan May 9, 2021 - 6:21 PM

Its more fun if your country run by DDS just for greed and power, back by ccp.

The Cat Channel May 9, 2021 - 6:21 PM

Failure to provide by govt. Hence private individual step it up to provide the hungry with their daily food needs. Those commenting negatively is sure die hard supporters of du30.

Stalin May 9, 2021 - 6:21 PM

Solipsism

Bill 'mad dog' Gates May 9, 2021 - 6:22 PM

Are we just going round the whole of Asia then? 😂

Shriniwas Chaudhari May 9, 2021 - 6:23 PM

Tinola helps little to boost energy after treatment of Covid-19

THE LIE DETECTOR May 9, 2021 - 6:23 PM

🚨🚨🚨🚨

Viv May 9, 2021 - 6:23 PM

I hope things get better soon in philippines 🙏

Things are bad here in India too

Ricoh Yan May 9, 2021 - 6:23 PM

Lol. Where the fck did you get your research? You are only covering Manila. The rest of the philippines, are doing fine.

Axel Wakler May 9, 2021 - 6:23 PM

Masonic theatre

ChrisTheEnchanted May 9, 2021 - 6:24 PM

im a filipino living here in philippines. this is all fake news

David 123 May 9, 2021 - 6:24 PM

Bawbag

Isabel Peralta May 9, 2021 - 6:24 PM

Ohhhhh be quiet you fearmongering liars.

luxuS WilDEye May 9, 2021 - 6:25 PM

is this recent??? i`m from ph it`s not that worst here what`s the meaning of this???

BIM Engineering Cambodia May 9, 2021 - 6:25 PM

Better soon in Philippines 🇵🇭.

Kevin Professor May 9, 2021 - 6:25 PM

This is a biological war . Any country oppose China is hit.

Jodie Sullivan May 9, 2021 - 6:25 PM

Each country going down one after another after the vaccine roll out. Are people that stupid they can't see what is happening here, millions were vaccinated now all of a sudden everyone is dying, if you want to live then stop getting jabbed with the poison!!!!!!!!!

Tony 'the phony' Blair May 9, 2021 - 6:25 PM

Remember when the BBC got caught staging a chemical attack in Syria?

Qwad Luzr May 9, 2021 - 6:25 PM

OMG! Look at the overflowing wards, the hospitals at breaking point, death everywhere. We can't show you tho, just trust us!

Ford Lynx May 9, 2021 - 6:26 PM

Filipinos are pasaway. No amount of lockdown could solve this. Kahit anong higpit ng gobyerno nyo kung pasaway kayo, walang mangyayari.

physics IQ May 9, 2021 - 6:27 PM
Ivan Andreyev May 9, 2021 - 6:27 PM

Likely to be the next india

Styxhexenhammer666 May 9, 2021 - 6:27 PM

The Indian variant is more transmissible.

CORONA SCHUTZSTAFFEL May 9, 2021 - 6:27 PM

Joseph Goebbels propaganda corporation.