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• OCTA: Drop in COVID-19 cases 'unlikely' in 2 weeks
• Palace: IATF will not be abolished
• Nancy Binay among 1Sambayan picks to run for 2022
Senator Nancy Binay on COVID-19 situation in the country: Baka at this point, we're ten steps behind. The numbers are higher compared last year
Sen. Binay: Let's accept, face that the problem is big and we have to do something about it
Sen. Binay says the reopening of economy, easing of restrictions gave people the impression that everything is back to normal
Sen. Binay: I would assume that there's room in the budget para mabigyan ng ayuda yung mga kababayan [na apektado ng GCQ bubble]
RELATED: Financial assistance for families affected by the two-week GCQ bubble in Metro Manila and four provinces is off the table since people can still go to work anyway, says Malacañang, emphasizing households under granular lockdowns receive cash aid
Sen. Binay on senators' call to abolish the COVID-19 Inter-agency Task Force: Siguro dapat may mga boses ang medical professionals. This is a health problem eh. Nakita naman natin ang composition ng IATF, may kakulangan sa ganung aspeto
Sen. Binay: I still believe Health Secretary Duque might not be the best person handling our COVID-19 problem
Sen. Binay: Nakakabother na yung Health secretary natin ay namimigay ng face shields. The solution is bigger than giving face shields and reminding people to wear face shields
Sen. Binay: There are reports that about 7,000 AstraZeneca vaccines will be wasted
Sen. Binay on local chief executives getting vaccinated against COVID-19 despite not being healthcare workers: Naiintindihan ko na it may boost confidence in the vaccine... Sundin natin ang polisiya until mabago at payagan ang mga mayors na mabakunahan
RELATED: Three Bohol mayors join the growing list of local chief executives who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 despite not being healthcare workers.
Sen. Nancy Binay is among 1Sambayan coalition's picks to run for the 2022 national elections.

Sen. Binay says running for higher office may put her family through the grind again: Ayokong i-subject sila ulit sa ganun

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