THE DAY IN PHOTOS: January 28, 2020


Posted at Jan 29 2020 01:14 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Respite from Taal's wrath

A fisherman sails on Taal Lake in Laurel, Batangas on Tuesday. Residents within the 7-km danger zone in Agoncillo and Laurel towns are allowed to visit their properties during "window hours" as 6 barangays remain on lockdown. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Precaution against coronavirus

Students line up to sanitize their hands to avoid the contact of coronavirus before their morning class at a high school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday. Cambodia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on Jan. 27, 2020 with China reporting 25 more deaths from the new viral disease. Heng Sinith, AP Photo

DOH on guard vs 2019-nCoV

Medical workers monitor the Pediatric Infectious Disease Critical Care Unit in San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, where 3 Chinese patients, 2 having recent travel history to Wuhan, China, are being observed for possible coronavirus infection on Tuesday. The Department of Health is currently monitoring 27 foreigners in various parts of the country who may be infected by the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

More animals rescued from Taal Volcano island

Rescuers from the People for the Ethical Treatment Animals (PETA) arrive on the shores of Talisay after a rescue operation at Taal Volcano island on Tuesday. The animal rights group has been undertaking rescue missions after the lockdown on the island was partly lifted. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Visiting Agoncillo after Taal’s eruption

An aerial view of damaged structures in Agoncillo, Batangas in this photo taken on Tuesday. Barangays Banyaga, Bilibinwang, and Subic Ilaya in Agoncillo remain on lockdown but heads of families are allowed to check their properties during window hours announced by the local government. Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News

Giant mural tribute to Kobe

A man looks at a mural in memory of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, painted hours after they died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28, 2020. Filipinos joined fans around the world in adulation and tribute to the late basketball giant. Eloisa Lopez, Reuters