Duterte extends state of calamity due to Covid-19

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the declaration of a state of calamity throughout the Philippines for one more year due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. In Proclamation No. 1021 signed and released on Sept. 16, Friday, Duterte extended the state of calamity “for a period of one year”, or from Sept. 13, 2020, …

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) …