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No more lockdowns to balance public health and economy, Marcos vows

No more lockdowns to balance public health and economy, Marcos vows

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by KAREN RENEE NOGOY   LOCKDOWNS WILL no longer be implemented to ensure a good balance between public health and economic development, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vowed during his first State of the Nation Address. “Wala na tayong gagawing lockdown. Dapat nating balansehin nang maayos ang kalusugan at kapakanan ng ating mga mamamayan sa isang banda, at ang ekonomiya naman sa kabilang banda,” Marcos Jr.  said.  Marcos Jr. added that the current alert level system would still be followed while they study other classification systems that will fit the country’s situation.  “Mananatili muna sa ngayon ang Alert Level System natin. Pinapag-aralan natin ang ibang paraan ng klasipikasyon upang mas babagay sa kasalukuyang sitwasyon sa pagbabago ng COVID,” the president said. ...