Cinemas, gyms in Manila to reopen in bid to boost economy
The New Paper|October 15, 2021
A worker spraying disinfectant inside a cinema in Manila yesterday, ahead of the reopening of movie houses following a sharp drop in new daily Covid cases and increased vaccinations.

MANILA The Philippines will allow cinemas and gyms to reopen in Manila, an official said yesterday, after a sharp fall in the daily number of coronavirus infections and increased vaccinations.

Restrictions have been eased in recent weeks as the government shifts its focus to getting people back to work and easing the economic misery caused by hard lockdowns.

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