Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warned Filipinos on television on Wednesday night, given the new infection Delta variant of the coronavirus in the Philippines and the outbreak of the epidemic. Rodrigo Duterte said Filipinos who refused vaccination against the coronavirus would not be allowed to leave their homes as a measure of protection against the more infectious Delta variant.
Philippines President warns
Coronavirus has once again taken a fierce form across the world, frightening everyone with Delta variant infection. Seeing higher delta variant rates in the Philippines, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has warned his countrymen that people who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus will not be allowed to leave their homes.
Duterte said on television Wednesday night that there is no law mandating such a ban, but added that he cannot allow people who come out and spread the virus to other people. Duterte said that even if he had to face trial for keeping people indoors, he was prepared for it.
What President Rodrigo Duterte said about vaccination
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is known for his outspoken words. With this frankness, he commented on those who have not been vaccinated, saying that you can die at any time. Another fact is that the Philippines is already grappling with the lack of a vaccine. Nearly 7 million Filipinos have been fully vaccinated and more than 11 million others have received their first dose. While the government aims to vaccinate 60 million to 70 million people. Given the havoc currently caused by the delta infection of the coronavirus, Duterte ordered his government to make better arrangements for anyone who wants to take the dose of Kovid 19.