President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed Proclamation No. 1021 extending the period of the State of Calamity throughout the Philippines due to Covid-19 until September 13, 2021.
It can be recalled that President Duterte signed Proclamation No. 929 last March 16, 2020 declaring a State of Calamity in the country for a period of six months. But despite efforts and interventions to contain the spread of Covid-19 by both the government and the public, the number of Covid-19 cases continue to rise. Read full text below.
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