Explanation: This is wrong; the rate of increase in the total number of confirmed cases in Metro Manila from May 16 to May 17 is less than 2.21 percent, far from Jay Sonza's claim of 83 percent, data from the Department of Health COVID-19 tracker show.Read the Full Article (VERA Files)
This false claim originated from: Former broadcaster Jay Sonza
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