Friday, October 9, 2020

8 Out of 10 Filipinos Commend Duterte Admin in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Manila, Philippines – eight out of ten Filipinos have a positive view on the Duterte Administration in regards on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Pulse Asia survey.

According to Pulse Asia’s Ulat ng Bayan Survey last September 2020, 84% of Filipinos have a positive opinion and approve of the governments work on containing the spread of the COVID-19 virus and assisting individuals who lost their jobs due to the pandemic.

On the other hand, the Duterte administration only earned a single digit disapproval rating on the survey on containing the said virus and pandemic. There are 6% of Filipinos disapprove in controlling the virus, 7% are the ones that lost their jobs on the pandemic. There are 9% and 10% Filipinos who are undecided about the Duterte Administration’s effort in controlling the spread of the virus and on helping Filipinos who are affected by the virus.


The result of the survey, 92% corresponds that the Duterte Administration did a good job in controlling the virus in terms of prevention and giving aid to those in need and affected by the pandemic. The rest of the respondents on the survey either disapprove the performance of the government or expresses indecision regarding the matter. The survey was conducted by Pulse Asia from September 14 to 20, 2020. It was based on a sample of 1,200 adult representative with age range 18 years old and above and has a plus 2.8% error of margin at the 95% assurance level.

As of October 7, 2020. Philippines has confirmed 329,637 a total number of COVID-19 cases. 49,989 are active patients and a total of 273,723 recoveries, and 5,925 total fatalities.

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