Thu. Jan 21st, 2021

TheInter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) will look into the alleged violations of health protocols by Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque was present.

“I will reserve my comment on that considering we have an IATF discussion on this,” the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic response chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday in a television interview.

“We will be having a meeting with the President (Rodrigo Duterte) today. So, I will reserve my comment considering that he’s my fellow secretary,” he added, referring to Roque.

Roque has been criticized over social media for attending an event in Bantayan Island in Cebu where he delivered a speech before a crowd that was closely packed. Roque, however, said he told the crowd to observe physical distancing.Roque also attended another event in Batangas where Senator Manny Pacquiao distributed relief goods, and where health protocols were also allegedly violated. SOVEREIGNPH

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