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Malolos lawyers office COVID-19-free after worker, husband test negative on confirmatory results

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 03:52 PM July 20, 2020

The Public Attorney’s Office in the City of Malolos remains free of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after one of its staff and her husband tested negative for the virus based on confirmatory results. —Carmela Reyes-Estrope

CITY OF MALOLOS — A staff member of the Public Attorneys’ Office (PAO) here and her husband tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) based on confirmatory results, authorities said.

The couple had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 based on rapid tests, which prompted the temporary closure and disinfection of the office, according to lawyer Kristine Kay David-Manuel, PAO officer-in-charge.

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Manuel had informed Executive Judge Olivia Escubio-Samar of the Bulacan Regional Trial Court about the latest result.

On July 15, Manuel wrote Samar and informed her that one of their staff members had contracted the virus.

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Vice Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado had also confirmed the outcome based on rapid tests that initially yielded positive results.

The PAO resumed its operation on Monday after days of disinfection. It posted a disclaimer on their office saying it remains free of COVID-19.

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