The Philippines has confirmed its first case of the Wuhan coronavirus, according to the country's Health Secretary Francisco Duque. The patient, a 38-year-old female from China, arrived in the Philippines from Wuhan via transit in Hong Kong, Duque says.
Posted: Sep 17, 2020 6:00 AM
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 6:00 AM
Posted By: By Julia Hollingsworth, CNN
A provincial governor in the Philippines has set his sights on a set of people who he says are hurting the fight against the pandemic: karaoke singers.
In a Facebook post in the early hours of Tuesday morning, local time, the governor of Cavite province, Jonvic Remulla, urged the public to report noisy karaoke singers to authorities to help fight against coronavirus.
In the post, which began by quoting lyrics from "My Way" by the late American crooner Frank Sinatra and The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star," Remulla told his constituents that getting a good night's sleep was one of the best ways to strengthen the immune system.
"Curfew isn't …