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Philippines: Church attendance hits low over coronavirus fears

Fears over coronavirus outbreak keep people away from Sunday mass services in the country with the largest Roman Catholic community in Asia.

The Philippines is home to the largest Roman Catholic community in Asia, and churches can traditionally rely on a strong showing for Sunday mass services.

But fears over a coronavirus spread have had a dramatic effect on attendance.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Lo reports from the capital, Manila.