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 September 30, 2021.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III 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 September 30, 2021. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo del Rosario 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 September 30, 2021. ARMAN BAYLON/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Senator Christopher Lawrence Go listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
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 September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Presidential Adviser on Peace Process and National Task Force against Coronavirus Disease-2019 (NTF COVID-19) chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Bases Conversion and Development Authority president and National Task Force against Covid-19 deputy chief implementer Vivencio Dizon listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada 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 September 30, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO