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House of Representatives logs 60th case of COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 11:48 AM August 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Sunday reported its 60th case of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which involved a Congressional staffer.

“A Congressional staff [member] has tested positive for COVID-19. He last reported for work on August 17. He developed symptoms and got tested in the province,” House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales told reporters in a text message.

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The latest COVID-19 case at the House also increased the active COVID-19 cases in the lower chamber to 14, Montales said.

On Saturday, the House recorded 57 total cases of COVID-19 but later clarified that the total count was at 59.

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As of Aug. 29, Saturday, a total of 213,131 cases of coronavirus disease were reported nationwide. This includes 135, 101 recoveries and 3,419 deaths.

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