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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: February 21, 2020

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Posted at Feb 22 2020 12:22 AM

Baby with novel coronavirus recovers

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Jingjing, a four-month-old patient, is seen in the father's arms at a children's hospital in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday. The four-month-old baby infected with the novel coronavirus was discharged from hospital on Thursday and is the youngest patient to recover in the province. Huang Zongzhi, Xinhua via AP

Oblation run calls for cancellation of Kaliwa Dam project

Members of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity stage its annual Oblation Run at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus in Quezon City, Friday. The annual run, with the theme “Run for the Future,” called for the cancellation of the Kaliwa Dam project and called for stronger climate action among the Filipino youth. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Transfer Pemberton

Women's group Gabriela hold a picket rally outside the Department of National Defense headquarters in Quezon City on Friday calling for the transfer of convicted America serviceman Joseph Scott Pemberton to the New Bilibid Prison after President Duterte’s abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement. Pemberton was convicted for the murder of transgender woman Jennifer Laude in 2015 and has since been detained inside Camp Aguinaldo. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

There's more to this art piece than meets the eye

Visayan artist Manny Montelibano's “Dukot Survival” is displayed at the Art Fair exhibition at The Link in Makati on Friday. The work, composed of preserved burnt rice with small plastic human figures inside, is priced at P90,000 and, according to the artist, is a metaphor for the future of our society. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Water break

A construction worker sips water from a plastic bag as he takes a quick break from the ongoing construction of the NLEX Harbor Link C3-R10 section in Caloocan City as the Malabon exit of the expressway opens. The entire C3-R10 Section, which runs from Caloocan Interchange to Radial Road 10 in Navotas City, is projected to open next month and will reduce the usual travel time of 1 hour from NLEX to Camanava to about 10 minutes. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Race to prevent COVID-19 infection

A worker wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday. South Korea on Friday declared a "special management zone" around a southeastern city where a surging viral outbreak, largely linked to a church in Daegu, threatens to overwhelm the region's health system. Ahn Young-joon, AP

Release of calamity assistance pushed

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) with families affected by the Taal Volcano eruption troop to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Office in Calamba, Laguna to apply for calamity assistance, February 21, 2020. Claimants with relatives currently working abroad expect to receive P3,000 as livelihood assistance while those inactive (returned OFWs) shall receive Php 1,500. The amounts will be distributed on April 7. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News