Two types of covers have been officially approved for use on motorcycle taxis in the Phillipines.
However, the government has not approved makeshift covers for other riders as they say they could be dangerous.
But that hasn’t stopped some riders who have invented their own protectors.
Joan Melani Mateo shared this photo on Facebook of the steel and plastic shield made by her husband Noel Alapar.
The Philippines and some other Asian countries, have limited pillions to married couples and partners only and they have advised them to wear face masks, gloves and helmets.
To prove their relationship, husbands and wives are required to present their marriage contract to authorities while common-law couples and live-in partners must have IDs showing they are living at the same address.
Meanwhile, one Uganda taxi driver who disobeyed the coronavirus curfew has committed suicide in a police station after his bike was impounded.
Travel restrictions, enforced social isolation rules, the death threat from Covid-19 and financial disruption could lead to a rapid increase in anxiety and depression that outlasts the pandemic, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.