Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday kept partial restrictions in the capital for another two weeks as he tries to contain the spread of the new coronavirus while reducing the pandemic's economic damage.
The two U.S. warships in the Middle East weren't aiming to break a record. But when the coronavirus made ship stops in foreign countries too risky, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and the USS San Jacinto were ordered to keep moving and avoid all port visits.
Most people are still not allowed outside their respective cities, municipalities, or provinces under general community quarantine unless they are going to or from work, reminded Joint Task Force COVID-19 Shield commander PLt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar.