- A Filipino photographer brought hope in the midst of the COVID-19 cris
is with his special project
- Berth Lewis Acbang had been capturing the images of the sky every day since the enhanced community quarantine started last March
- On Facebook, Acbang uploaded the compilation of the 30 images
In the midst of the COVID-19 cri
sis in the country, a Filipino photographer captures thousands of h earts online through the special project that he started when the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) began last March.
On Facebook, Berth Lewis Acbang shared that he had been capturing the image of the sky every day since the ECQ started, choosing to feel the calmness of heaven amid the ongoing ch
“Since the enhance community quarantine started, I began to capture the different splendid appearance of the sky wherein you can eventually feel its calmness by just looking through it despite the chaos happening beneath it,” Acbang wrote, sharing the compilation of 30 images.
As of writing, the special project has received more than 12,000 reactions and over 14,000 shares. Social media users expressed gratitude for bringing hope amid such a difficult time.
To note, it has been more than a month since the enhanced community quarantine started in Luzon as part of the government’s fi
ght against COVID-19.
Amid the thr
eat of the dr eaded dis ease, the DOH launched the DOH COVID-19 emer gency hotlines 02-894-COVID (02-894-26843) and 1555 in partnership with the National Emerg ency Hotline of the Department of Interior and Local Government, and PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc.
Through the hotlines, callers can ask questions if they suspect they are in
fected with COVID-19, or request assistance if they have symptoms and/or known exposure to confirmed cases or pati ents under investigation.
The information collected from emergency calls is transmitted to the COVID-19 Emerg
ency Operations Center and other relevant agencies for immediate facilitation and response.