Photo Story: Tribute in the Philippines to fontliners in fight against coronavirus pandemic

Photo EPA-EFE/ROLEX DELA PENA

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A local artist hangs a sign on a building where an image of local superhero character ‘Darna’ in a healthworker’s uniform is being painted in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines 18 May 2020.

A local group of artists collectively known as Art Atak conceptualized the artwork to pay tribute to frontliners serving to help fight the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The Philippines’ health ministry on Monday reported seven new coronavirus deaths and 205 additional infections.

In a bulletin, the ministry said total deaths from the outbreak had increased to 831, while confirmed cases have risen to 12,718. But 94 more patients recovered, bringing total recoveries to 2,729.

 

 

Via EPA-EFE/ROLEX DELA PENA

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