President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 25, 2021.

Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año gives an update to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 25, 2021. ALBERTO ALCAIN/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana gives an update to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 25, 2021. ALBERTO ALCAIN/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Presidential Adviser on Peace Process and National Task Force against Coronavirus Disease-2019 (NTF COVID-19) chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., gives an update to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 25, 2021. ALBERTO ALCAIN/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on October 25, 2021. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO