Palace: State of calamity due to COVID continued for ‘possibly 3 months’ | Inquirer News

Palace: State of calamity due to COVID continued for ‘possibly 3 months’

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 02:09 PM September 12, 2022
Palace: State of calamity due to COVID extended for ‘possibly 3 months’

STOCK PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The state of calamity placed over the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been continued “possibly for three months,” Malacañang announced Monday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said the extra time is only for indemnification, emergency procurement, and special risk allowance for health care workers.

“The state of calamity is extended for possibly three months but only for the purpose of preserving the benefits under it such as but not limited to the indemnification, emergency procurement, special risk allowance for healthcare workers,” she said in a Palace briefing.

FEATURED STORIES

“We will transition out of the state of calamity after further review,” she added.

RELATED STORY:

DOH wants extension of COVID-19 state of calamity in PH

JMS/abc

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: COVID-19, health workers, indemnification, special risk allowance, State of Calamity, Trixie Cruz-Angeles
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.