What Duterte Said in His Weekly Speech (Nov. 30)

Here's a recap of the President's weekly address.
Photo/s: Presidential Photo

Here's a recap of what President Rodrigo Duterte said in his weekly speech to the nation. This one was delivered on Monday, Nov. 30.

  • Duterte honors revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio, frontliners. Nov. 30 is Bonifacio Day.
  • "Ang saludo ko sa inyo, ganun na lang," Duterte said.
  • GCQ Dec 1-31 is extended, President prepares to read coverage.
  • Duterte said some people don't wear masks, says Europe and the U.S. are on third wave of infectionbs
  • GCQ Dec 1 to Dec 31: Metro Manila, Batangas, Iloilo City, Tacloban City, Lanao del Sur, Iligan City, Davao City
  • Rest of the country under MGCQ.
  • GCQ Extended in Metro Manila, MGCQ in Most of Philippines Until Dec. 31 
  • Wash hands, keep clean, wear a mask, stay home, the President says as he hit back at critics of government's pandemic response.
  • "We are not red-tagging you, we are identifying you as emmbers in a grand conspiracy..." Duterte addresses progressive groups.
  • DOH is studying "decreasing trend in cases" which the government hopes to sustain, said Health Sec. Francisco Duque.
  • Health facilities preparing for possible "post-holiday surge," public can't complacent, Duque said.
  • Philippines 27th worldwide in terms of total cases, Duque said.
  • Cases surged in Davao City but there are signs situation stabilizing, said Sec. Carlito Galvez, chief implementer of COVID response.
  • Christmas reunions should be kept to immediate family, anything bigger could qualify as a "mass gathering" which are not allowed, said Interior Sec. Eduardo Ano.
  • Christmas Reunions: Keep It to Immediate Family, Says Gov't
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