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- Global cases: More than 2.7 million
- Global deaths: At least 190,490
- Most cases reported: United States (866,646), Spain (213,024), Italy (189,973), France (159,460), and Germany (153,129).
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:24 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
9:45 am: Philippines extends lockdown in Manila to May 15
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has extended a lockdown in the capital of Manila until May 15, his spokesman said on Friday.
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said restrictions in lower-risk regions of the country will be eased, Reuters reported.
Duterte approved the recommendations from a crisis panel late on Thursday to extend the lockdown, taking Manila’s movement restrictions to two months.
The Philippines has recorded a total of 6,981 cases, according to Johns…