Sun. Jun 13th, 2021

Committee on Economic Affairs hearing on Impact-Risk Assessment Report of the Novel Coronavirus Epidemic: Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (left), chairman of the Committee on Health and Demography, tells senators and resource persons during a public hearing on the impact-risk assessment of the Covid-19 epidemic that President Rodrigo Duterte had signed a declaration of a state of public health emergency.

“The declaration will allow the utilization of disaster funds, procurement of needed equipment, mandatory reporting, mandatory quarantine and travel restrictions, among others,” Go said Monday, March 9, 2020.

Also in photo are Senators Imee Marcos (center), chairperson of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Nancy Binay. (Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB)

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