“Bakit parang pinabayaan na lang tayo?"
These were the words of Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez as she expressed her dismay over the government's response to the pandemic.
"Kanya kanya matira [matibay] ganon na lang ba talaga? People are dying, people we know, relatives, friends!" she said on her Twitter page.
Bakit parang pinabayan na lang tayo? Kanya kanya matira mayibay ganon na lang ba talaga? People are dying people we know relatives friends! Every single day may nalalagas sa atin. 😢 What’s happening??💔💔💔— regine alcasid (@reginevalcasid) April 9, 2021
She added, "Every single day may nalalagas sa atin. What’s happening??"
The Department of Health recorded 12,225 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, April 9, bringing the total number of active cases to 178,351.
Metro Manila and four provinces were put in enhanced community quarantine beginning March 29 amid the surge of the COVID-19 infections in the country.