THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 6, 2020


Posted at May 07 2020 01:17 AM | Updated as of May 07 2020 01:54 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

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Eating out amid COVID-19 pandemic

People eat in between plastic partitions, set up in an effort to contain any spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at the Penguin Eat Shabu hotpot restaurant in Bangkok on Tuesday. Thailand started the partial relaxation of its lockdown on May 3 including the reopening of restaurants following guidelines on physical distancing. Lillian Suwanrumpha, AFP

Trump visits mask manufacturing facility

U.S. President Donald Trump looks at a protective mask being shown to him by Honeywell's Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain Tony Stallings during a tour of Honeywell's facility manufacturing face masks for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. on Tuesday. The US federal government encouraged the use of face mask in an attempt to curb spread of COVID-19 infection as US Center for Disease Control reported 171,510 cases with 68,279 deaths. Tom Brenner, Reuters

SARS-CoV-2 swabbing center in BGC

Members of the Inter- Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) inspects the swabbing center at the Enderun College facilities at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City on Wednesday. The facility is one of the government designated facilities to test for the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Cops get tested for COVID-19

Select cops from the Manila and Northern Police District Commands undergo swab tests to check for COVID-19 infections at People’s Park in Caloocan City on Wednesday. The Philippine National Police as of April 5, 2020 have recorded a total of 112 COVID-19 cases within its ranks. ABS-CBN News

Back to school

A teacher and senior high school students return to class on Wednesday in Wuhan, China where the COVID-19 first emerged. Senior school students in 121 institutions resumed classes for the first time on April 6 since the city shut down in January. China Daily via Reuters

Health workers pay tribute to ABS-CBN

Health workers at Quirino Memorial Medical Center's intensive care unit pay tribute to ABS-CBN on Wednesday by wearing personal protective equipment in the broadcast network's colors . ABS-CBN was forced to go off air Tuesday night, following a cease and desist order by the National Telecommunication Commission due to the expiry of the network’s franchise on May 4. Photo courtesy of Dickia Arquero

Forced to stay

A fisherman rests by the shore of a fishing village in Navotas on Wednesday, after being forced to stay home due to the “extreme enhanced community quarantine” imposed in the city to combat the spread of COVID-19. The quarantine, which began Wednesday and will end on May 15, allows residents with a home quarantine pass to follow a strict schedule for when they are allowed to leave to purchase essential goods. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

COVID-19 precautions continue

A worker sprays disinfectant along a sidewalk in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig on Wednesday as precautions against COVID-19 in Metro Manila continue. COVID-19 cases in the Philippines breached the 10,000-mark as it recorded 320 new cases on Wednesday with more than half of those in the National Capital Region. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News