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Duterte: Pray in Unison on Holy Wednesday Amid the War on COVID-19

President Rodrigo Duterte’s asked the Filipinos to pray together this Holy Wednesday as the country was fighting with the pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 battle.

During a virtual press briefing, the presedential spokeperson Salvador Panelo said, “Hinihingi po ng Pangulo kung maaari bukas, Miyerkules, ay magkaisa po tayo na magdasal sa dakilang lumikha na tulungan po tayo dito sa ating suliranin upang mabigyan po tayo ng karunungan at kaparaanan upang maputol na po natin, matapos na po natin ang pag-spread ng coronavirus.”

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte updates the nation on the government’s efforts in addressing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on April 6, 2020.

On Monday at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang, the President did a public address. He urged a call for prayer and solidarity for the country and to the world to help us fight against the COVID-19.

The President said, “This being the Holy Week, I am calling on the nation to come together this Holy Wednesday afternoon and pay tribute to the indomitable spirit of the Filipino and unite in one prayer to God to fight our common enemy.”

He added, “Well, ang mang-ano lang nito God. He’s the only one who can really solve the problem for us.”

Earlier on the report, the Philippines has reported 3,660 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with the majority in Luzon while 163 patients have died and 73 have recovered in the country.

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