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Philippines GDP growth slows to 7.1% in Q3 amid delta onslaught

Loosened COVID curbs set to boost economy in fourth quarter

A health worker walks out to get an oxygen tank for a COVID-19 patient in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, on August 20.   © Reuters

MANILA -- The Philippines' economic recovery slowed in the third quarter due to a tightening of movement restrictions to combat a delta variant-driven surge in COVID-19 infections.

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