READ: Duterte's first report on COVID-19 response


Posted at Mar 31 2020 01:06 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte updates the nation on the government's efforts in addressing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on March 30, 2020. King Rodriguez, Presidential Photo

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte submitted to Congress on Monday his first weekly report on the government's COVID-19 response.

The report is part of the checks and balances measure under the "Bayanihan to Heal as One Act" which granted Duterte more powers, such as the authority to realign items under the 2020 national budget, particularly government savings, to respond to the pandemic.

Below is a copy of President Duterte's first report: