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Motorcyclists wait in line at a quarantine checkpoint in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

MANILA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- In the Philippines people have adapted to the restrictions and routine of the new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 143,749 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 4,444 new daily cases on Wednesday.

Here are some scenes from the capital Manila:

Motorcyclists wait in line at a quarantine checkpoint in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Police officers are seen on duty at a checkpoint to conduct quarantine to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A police officer is seen on duty at a checkpoint to conduct quarantine to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A soldier is seen on duty at a checkpoint to conduct quarantine to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Motorcyclists wait in line at a quarantine checkpoint in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

People wearing face shields and masks are seen at a market in Manila, the Philippines on Aug. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A woman looks at a protective goggle at a market in Manila, the Philippines on Aug. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A vendor wearing a face mask prepares his vegetable stand at a market in Manila, the Philippines on Aug. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali) ■

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