TIMELINE: The coronavirus disease crisis in the Philippines

ABS-CBN Investigative and Research Group, Arianne Merez, Kristine Sabillo, infographic by Pamela Ramos, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 14 2020 07:56 AM | Updated as of Dec 25 2020 11:41 AM

MANILA - The Philippines is in a race to protect its people against the rapidly spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that has infected over a million people worldwide.

Here’s a timeline on the key steps the country has taken to respond to the pandemic.

Part 1 takes us from the first cases in Wuhan, China to the imposition of a strict lockdown in Luzon—in what would later become the longest lockdown in the world.

TIMELINE: April to June, 2020
Update on the coronavirus disease crisis in PH

TIMELINE: June to December, 2020
Third update on the coronavirus disease crisis in PH