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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 10, 2020

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 11 2020 12:12 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

COVID-19 cases rise in Brazil

COVID-19 patients lie on beds in a field hospital built inside a gym in Santo Andre, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday. Brazil recorded the second most number of COVID-19 infection with 740,000 positive cases and 38,000 deaths globally. Andre Penner, AP

Online fencing course for kids amid GCQ

Willa Liana Galvez, 8, takes part on an online fencing training at their home in Manila amid the general community quarantine due to COVID-19, Tuesday. Willa’s parents decided to enroll her in the online fencing course to divert her attention to sports and other physical activities rather than spending most of her time using gadgets for playing. Czar Dancel, ABS-CBN News

George Floyd laid to rest in Texas

A man raises his hand in solidarity as the coffin of George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody has sparked nationwide protests against racial inequality, is seen in a horse-drawn carriage as it enters the Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas, US, Tuesday. Adrees Latif, Reuters

Farmers push for government aid amid COVID-19 pandemic

Women and peasant groups stage a lightning protest at the Department of Agriculture headquarters in Quezon City on Wednesday. The group slammed the alleged lack of government support and aid for farmers and those in the agriculture sector affected by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. They urged the government to release social amelioration to farmers instead of prioritizing the controversial Anti-Terror Bill. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Kawit prepares for Independence Day

Workers clean the monument of revolutionary leader Emilio Aguinaldo, recognized as the first Philippine president, in Kawit, Cavite on Wednesday, in preparation for the observance of Philippine Independence Day on June 12, 2020. ABS-CBN News

Valenzuela jeepney drivers, operators receive aid

Jeepney drivers and operators receive food packs from the Valenzuela City government on Wednesday amid the general community quarantine. The drivers and operators continue to call on the government to allow them to operate, citing looming expenses such as their children's schooling and costs of the jeepney modernization program. They say they have received little or no income while government aid has been scarce during the quarantine, while jeepneys continued to be banned on roads. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Stranded

Stranded passengers, mostly OFWs unable to fly out because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, wait at an island beneath the NAIA Expressway, just outside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 in Pasay City, on Wednesday. Many OFWs, including repatriates and those unable to fly out, and those looking for jobs overseas wishing to go home to their provinces, remain stranded in Metro Manila due to travel restrictions implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19 despite the downgraded quarantine. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News