Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has belied rumors that the local government is withholding information as to the true number of coronavirus cases in the city.
The local chief executive said the public should wait for the official announcement of the city government or the Department of Health regarding Covid-19 updates.
She said it is important for the Dabawenyos to get the right information so that they could also properly respond to the situation.
Messages circulated online about the alleged cases of Covid-19 in the city, which have not been included in the daily updates.
Duterte-Carpio said the public should never believe information that came from unverified sources.