Marcos, Pacquiao suspend political gatherings as COVID-19 cases spike

Published by
Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential aspirants said they will postpone holding physical gatherings amid the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases in the country and the risk of Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Partido Federal ng Pilipinas bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Sen. Manny Pacquiao said in separate statements they are suspending political gatherings amid the spike in COVID-19 cases. Marcos’ spokesperson Vice Rodriguez said all activities of UniTeam, the former senator’s tandem with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, are deferred starting Monday until January 15. He said public ap…

Read More