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To Lift or Extend? Duterte to Decide on ECQ Today


President Rodrigo Duterte is set to decide today – on whether the Enhanced Community Quarantine will be extended or not, in Metro Manila and other areas concerned. It can be recalled that Metro Manila mayors have agreed to make no specific recommendation to the Inter-Agency task Force and will solely depend on the decision of the President.

As of Sunday, the Department of Health has recorded a total of 10,794 COVID-19 cases in the country – with 77 new cases in the National Capital Region, 75 in Central Visayas, and 32 in other regions. Moreover, recoveries are at 1,924 with 82 new recoveries. Meanwhile, 15 more have died leaving the death toll at 719.

As of writing, President Duterte is giving a statement live via Latest News Ph.

Moreover, in a Facebook Live by the Philippine News Agency, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque holds a press briefing for the Malacanang Press Corps (developing news).

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