Duterte declares a national state of calamity for six months due to COVID-19

DAVAO CITY –— President Rodrigo Duterte has placed the country under the state of calamity for six (6) months. The declaration states: ” Proclamation No. 922, s. 2020, was issued declaring a State of Public Health Emergency throughout the Philippines due to Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19), enjoining all government agencies and local government units (LGUs) …