1 week Duterte likely to extend state of calamity – Palace Manilatimes
President Rodrigo Duterte would “most likely” extend the state of calamity declared early this year because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Malacañang said on Monday.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte . ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO “Most likely po dahil habang wala pong bakuna, habang walang gamot sa Covid, patuloy po ang epekto ng pandemya ([The President] will most likely extend it because so long as there is no vaccine, no cure for Covid, the effect of the pandemic continues),” Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said in a virtual press briefing. In March this year, Duterte signed Proclamation 929 declaring a state of ... more