#SalamatFrontliners: Filipinos send videos cheering, honoring COVID heroes


Posted at Apr 10 2020 06:01 PM | Updated as of Apr 12 2020 07:59 AM

MANILA (UPDATE 2) - Citizens have been generous with praise and prayers for workers in healthcare and other basic services as the Philippines continued to battle COVID-19. 

Citizen journalism group Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo began calling out March 27 for video tributes to workers who have been serving as frontliners to prevent, fight or contain the coronavirus disease. The messages still keep coming. We are sharing some of these below:

Cholo and Mason Gongora

Likha Sarigumba Salud

Cassandra Pangilinan of Paluan Occidental Mindoro

Dr Amry Jane Chavez of Imus City, Cavite

Basti Catotocan, Nate Montellano, Lance Catotocan, Jacob Montellano

Tennica Habana of Cavite

Kassandra Chantal Vergara, 5 years old

Seann Simbulan of Singapore

Kyle Libunao, Kiel Gratela of San Miguel, Bulacan

Jael Kirstin Delfin, 6 years old, of Roxas City

Angel San Jose of Pasay City

Marcus Chico Reonisto of Parañaque City

Eduard and Lyanne Blanco of Parañaque City

Chester Clarkson

Sacha and Ally Cruz

Charisse Cruz of Parañaque City

The Xavier School 2012 Football Team

Yñigo and Noel Fontanilla Cabanatuan, from Cabanatuan City

Luke Kaleb Uy, 3 years old

Kenneth Garcia, Makati City

Patrolman Andronico Geronimo, Manila Police District, Mobile Force Battalion

Faye Elisha M. Poblete, 8 years old, from Masantol, Pampanga

Iñigo Lorenzo Manabat, 4 years old

Virginy Andrea Borja, businesswoman

Kurt Dylan Peconcillo and Godric Luke Mamalias

Elfie Margaret Sunga, 10 years old

Shanaiah Ross Bansil, 5 years old

Kurt David Manansala, teacher

Winter Symphony Diaz, 7 years old

Ahead of April 9, 2020, the 78th commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan, Filipinos also sent tributes to the frontliners.