Photos from veteran TIMES photojournalist Bing Gonzales.
CATHOLIC DEVOTEES attend a Eucharistic mass at San Pedro Cathedral on Thursday. The Inter-Agecy Task Force has recommended that masses be held at 50 percent capacity with an emphasis on physical distancing. Sunday worships are still prohibited in the city. BING GONZALES
HOME at last for Roselyn Noynay of St. John Bucana, Barangay 76-A as her luggage is decontaminated after disembarking from the BRP Gabriela Silang of Philippine Coast Guard carrying 71 locally stranded individuals from Manila at the Davao Port in Barangay Sasa on Tuesday morning, BING GONZALES
A worker of the City Environment and Natural Resources Office cleans the Quezon Park as part of its upkeep even it continues to be closed on account of the public health emergency. BING GONZALES
A vendor does some cleaning of face shields that she is selling for P50 each along San Pedro Street. BING GONZALES
A City Veterinarian Office employee checks whether the permits of a refrigerated van delivering dressed chickens are in order. This is a daily scene at the checkpoint of Task Force Davao in Barangay Sirawan, Toril District. BING GONZALES
A personnel from 911 disinfect vehicles entering their premises as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 pandemic. BING GONZALES
A worker fixes the cables at Anda Street corner Rizal Street as several companies have already resumed operations under the general community quarantine. BING GONZALES
Passengers are cocooned between partitions installed on a ferry boat crossing Davao River between SIR Matina, Barangay 76-A and Barangay 1-A in Magallanes. BING GONZALES
Residents look for anything they can salvage from their houses after a dawn fire that hit puroks 8 and 9 in Barangay Ilang, Bunawan District on Wednesday. The Bureau of Fire and Protection estimates that more than 250 houses are razed. BING GONZALES
Councilors Mary Joselle Villafuerte and Ma. Belen Acosta lead two different groups on separate trial rides along the proposed bike lanes on Thursday morning. The policymakers experience for themselves the daily harassment suffered by bicycle riders, including several near-hits and the “bullying” by larger motor vehicles. (Yas D. Ocampo)
A member of the Mobile Patrol Group stands under the Agdao-Bajada flyover along the deserted J.P. Laurel Avenue as the enhanced community quarantine in Davao City has been extended until May 15. All food and medicine passes are not allowed during Sundays. BING GONZALES
It seems like regular rush hour despite the enhanced community quarantine as vehicles are
jammed along MacArthur highway approaching the University of Mindanao Matina campus. A
collision between a motorcycle and pick-up truck near the pedestrian overpass has partly caused
the logjam at 10 a.m., although there is an unusually high volume of vehicle traffic observed on
Tuesday, May 5. BING GONZALES
A member of the Civil Security Unit padlocks the gate of Osmeña Park to make sure no one gets in while the enhanced community quarantine is in effect. The lockdown is expected to last until May 15.
- BING GONZALES
Residents stand with the tarpaulins placed by the Business Bureau on Pag-Asa, Barangay 5-A announcing the closure of several stores and business establishments in Bankerohan on May 1 for violation of public health and safety, as cited by executive orders 20 and 23B.
- BING GONZALES
Residents of Crossing Bayabas in Toril District carry sacks of food packs for distribution. The city government has already distributed 788,656 since March.
- BING GONZALES