Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared in a pre-recorded televised address late on Monday after not being seen for two weeks. Photo: AP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared in a pre-recorded televised address late on Monday after not being seen for two weeks. Photo: AP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared in a pre-recorded televised address late on Monday after not being seen for two weeks. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Rodrigo Duterte reappears amid anger over surging cases, lack of hospital beds in Philippines

  • The president had not been seen for two weeks, prompting speculation over his health
  • Filipinos have taken to social media to express frustration at the government’s Covid-19 response, with the country the worst-hit in Southeast Asia

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared in a pre-recorded televised address late on Monday after not being seen for two weeks. Photo: AP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared in a pre-recorded televised address late on Monday after not being seen for two weeks. Photo: AP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared in a pre-recorded televised address late on Monday after not being seen for two weeks. Photo: AP
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