THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 22, 2020


Posted at Jun 23 2020 12:36 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Morning rush hour during GCQ

Commuters wait for a ride in front of Sandiganbayan along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City around 7:15 a.m. on Monday. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board announced additional 27 bus routes, which resumed last June 18 and 19, to help ease commuter woes as Metro Manila remain under general community quarantine. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Indonesians offer prayer during solar eclipse

Indonesians offer prayers during an annular solar eclipse at Al Akbar mosque in Surabaya on Sunday. Salat ul-Kusuf, one of the Sunnah prayers, is offered by Muslims during a solar eclipse. Juni Kriswanto, AFP

Yoga in a dome

People participate in an outdoor yoga class by LMNTS Outdoor Studio, in a dome to facilitate physical distancing and proper protocols to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Sunday. Canada has recorded 112,306 COVID-19 infection and 8,430 deaths. Carlos Osorio, Reuters

EDSA traffic is back

Bumper to bumper traffic as a bus navigates along the designated bus augmentation lane in EDSA Cubao area on Monday morning. The transportation department allowed buses on EDSA to augment available point-to-point buses for metro commuters. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

A jeepney driver’s call for help

Jeepney driver Alberto Manuel Jr. solicits help along Rizal Avenue in Manila on Monday. The Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease allowed the operation of modern jeepneys, which left drivers of old jeepneys without stable source of income since the COVID-19 quarantine was imposed in Metro Manila since March 16. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Register and ride: Coronavirus protocols in modern jeepneys

A passenger boards a modern jeepney plying the Roces-Cubao route as another registers at the jeepney terminal in Roces corner Panay Avenue on Monday. Passengers are required to register before boarding the jeepney as part of the safety protocols against the spread of COVID-19 in Metro Manila. The jeepneys are currently operating at 50 percent capacity with only 13 passengers allowed to take the ride. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Baguio public market without the crowd

A police officer on Monday uses a megaphone to remind people visiting the Baguio City Public Market to practice physical distancing to avoid contracting the deadly coronavirus. Baguio City is under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) and is strictly implementing health protocols. Jojo Riñoza, ABS-CBN News

Do they have a choice?

A family tries to fit in a scooter, as they go home amid a downpour on Monday in Manila. The rains have made commuting even harder for some people already struggling with the scarcity of public transportation and the physical distancing guidelines under the general community quarantine. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News