Hundreds of brides and grooms kissed wearing surgical masks at in ...

Hundreds of brides and grooms kissed wearing surgical masks at mass in coronavirus-hit city in the Philippines Authorities ordered the 220 couples to wear facemasks while attending the ceremony in Bacolod, Philippines Loving couples were also asked to complete a travel history declaration form for the last 14 days Three cases of coronavirus in the country so far, with one death also reported. Global cases are at 75,000

By Luke Andrews For Mailonline

Published: 16:25 GMT, 21 February 2020 | Updated: 16:26 GMT, 21 February 2020

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Hundreds of brides and grooms kissed while wearing blue surgical masks at a mass ceremony in a coronavirus-hit city in the Philippines.

The 220 happy couples were mandated to wear the masks as they sealed their vows by authorities in the city of Bacolod, following fears the virus could spread.

Attendees were also asked to complete health declarations detailing their travel history for 14 days, the maximum incubation time for the virus.

Three people have been diagnosed with the deadly disease in the Philippines and one death has also been recorded. Worldwide there are more than 75,000 cases with more than 2,200 deaths declared. 

The 220 happy couples were ordered to wear face masks by authorities in the city of Bacolod, Philippines, before attending the mass wedding ceremony

The 220 happy couples were ordered to wear face masks by authorities in the city of Bacolod, Philippines, before attending the mass ceremony

The loving couples were also required to fill in a health declaration form  stating where they had visited in the past 14 days

The loving couples were also required to fill in a health

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