Villanueva will get COVID-19 for the third time






Joel Villanueva STORY: Villanueva gets COVID-19 for the third time STORY: Villanueva gets COVID-19 for the third time

Majority Chief Joel Villanueva examined optimistic for the third time for COVID-19. (File picture from the Senate Public Relations and Info Bureau)

MANILA, Philippines — Senate Majority Chief Joel Villanueva has examined optimistic for COVID-19 for the third time, noting that he had been affected by “fever-like signs.”

“Can’t imagine that we obtained COVID-19 for the third time. I began not feeling effectively final Thursday which, initially, I believed was simply due to my knee harm. I took an antigen check in the present day as a result of I began feeling worse with fever-like signs, and sadly, I examined optimistic,” he advised reporters in a message on Sunday.

Villanueva recalled that his actions final week solely revolved across the Senate and his dwelling, and but, he was hit with the pandemic virus once more.

“I’ve remoted myself whereas ready for the outcomes of our RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription – Polymerase Chain Response) [test],” he stated partly in Filipino.

Villanueva stated he can be working remotely on Monday, noting that the Senate had in its agenda three payments for approval on their third and closing studying.

Amongst these, he stated, is the proposed Trabaho Para sa Bayan measure, which he filed and sponsored.

Villanueva first examined optimistic for COVID-19 in January final 12 months. Months later, he contracted the virus once more – across the similar time as a few of his fellow lawmakers.

The growing variety of contaminated senators then prompted the chamber to go on a three-week lockdown, which started on Aug. 15.

On Sunday, the Division of Well being reported 1,912 new COVID-19 instances, bringing the variety of energetic infections within the nation to 16,422.

The nationwide positivity price, in keeping with impartial pandemic monitor OCTA Analysis, is now at 24.1 %.


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