Philippines’ Duterte orders arrest of unvaccinated people who violate stay-at-home orders
President ‘appalled’ at the large numbers of Filipinos not vaccinated ‘galloping in our community’
The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has ordered the arrest of unvaccinated people who violate stay-at-home orders aimed at curbing “galloping” coronavirus infections driven by the Omicron variant.
The government tightened restrictions in Manila and several provinces and cities this week. Unvaccinated people among the capital’s 13 million people were ordered to stay home, after infection numbers tripled in the last two days.