Google Philippines recently revealed the most searched terms and queries for the month of April regarding COVID-19. The results reveal how Filipinos are using Google Search in order to cope with the on-going community quarantine and look for meaningful information about the pandemic.
Here’s the Google Trends results summary:
- Coronavirus is 5th most searched term in PH during April (behind YouTube, Facebook, Translate, and MP3). Search interest for the pandemic surged to a new high nationally, peaking on April 13.
- The region with the highest search interest over April is Central Visayas, followed by Eastern Visayas and Caraga.
- Among other trending topics over the month is the Department of Social Welfare and
Development, which reached an all-time high on 5 April.
- Top trending searches include:
- Coronavirus update whole world (spiked +5,000%)
- Tasuku Honjo coronavirus (spiked +2,950%)
- How long does coronavirus last in the body? (spiked +1,550%)
- Meanwhile, Recipes, Bread and Cake all surged to a record high during the month. Breakout related searches include:
- Dalgona coffee instant recipe, Puto pao recipe, and How to make condensed milk cake (all spiked +5,000%)
- Sotanghon guisado recipe (spiked +3,250%)
Most searched questions for coronavirus in April
- What is coronavirus?
- Is coronavirus airborne?
- Is there a cure for coronavirus?
- How many cases of coronavirus in the Philippines?
- When will coronavirus end?
- How to prevent coronavirus?
- What country has no coronavirus?
- When did coronavirus start?
- How to know if you have coronavirus?
- How does Taiwan control coronavirus?
Most searched coronavirus-related terms in April
- Coronavirus update
- Coronavirus Philippines
- Worldometer coronavirus
- Coronavirus symptoms
- Coronavirus stats
- Coronavirus cases
- Coronavirus death toll
- Coronavirus vaccine
- Italy coronavirus
- Coronavirus USA
Regions as ranked by search interest for coronavirus in April
- Central Visayas
- Eastern Visayas
- Northern Mindanao
- Zamboanga Peninsula
- Western Visayas
- Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
- Cordillera Administrative Region
- Metro Manila
- Davao Region
Most searched terms by topic in April
Questions for symptoms
- What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
- What are the mild symptoms of COVID-19?
- Is diarrhea a symptom of COVID-19?
- What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids?
- Ano ang mga sintomas ng coronavirus? (What are the symptoms of coronavirus?)
- What are the signs of pregnancy?
- How can you get infected with COVID-19?
- What to do if you have symptoms of COVID-19?
- Dry throat means what?
- How many days before COVID-19 shows symptoms?
- Carbonara recipe
- Maja blanca recipe
- Pancake recipe
- Banana cake recipe
- Puto recipe
- Menudo recipe
- Leche flan recipe
- Pandesal recipe
- Chicken curry recipe
- Dalgona coffee recipe