- Many celebrities reacted to the statement given by Sen. Cynthia Villar on the call of the medical community to revert Metro Manila back to ECQ
- Around 40 medical societies joined the call, stating that they are already very tired in handling COVID cases and the reversion will give them a temporary breather while the government calibrates its strategies
- The senator said that there was no need to revert to ECQ and that the frontliners must d their jobs well
- Celebs gave their reaction saying that it was an insensitive comment, and that she does not have any experience what it was like to be in the frontliners' shoes
Celebrities reacted to the statement of Sen. Cynthia Villar concerning the appeal of medical frontliners to revert Metro Manila back to ECQ.
The senator, when she was asked about her opinion on the call of the frontliners said, "Hindi na siguro. Pagbutihin nila ang mga trabaho nila."
To this, celebrities like Jennylyn Mercado, Enchong Dee, Jake Cuenca and Jake Ejercito reated on Twitter.
Enchong said that it was an insensitive comment from an out-of-touch billionaire.
Jennylyn Mercado stated that one could not just comment on how frontliners do their jobs until one gets to be in their shoes.
Jake Cuenca, addressing the senator, said that people must not neglect the healthcare workers because they're the ones risking their lives today.
Here is one photo of the country's medical frontliners.
The government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, which was elevated into enhanced community quarantine. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.
Doctors have died after being infected by COVID-19. They are among the frontliners who attend to the patients rushing to hospitals amid pandemic.
The COVID-19 outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. The Philippines has slowly eased quarantine measures and Filipinos are starting to adapt to the new normal.
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