Negros Occidental mayor back to work after recovery from COVID-19 | Inquirer News

Negros Occidental mayor back to work after recovery from COVID-19

/ 11:58 AM November 13, 2020

BACOLOD CITY –– Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca of Victorias City in Negros Occidental is back to work after recovering from the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Palanca said he returned to work Tuesday while his four companions were also back on Thursday.


“It’s good to be functional again because there is a lot of work to do. I thank God for the opportunity to be well again,” he said.

“Perhaps, I was made to experience having the virus so I could advise people better,” he added.


Palanca and his companions, who traveled to Bacolod, earlier tested positive for COVID-19.

He advised people to always follow the health protocols like wearing face masks and shields, and practice physical distancing to stop the spread of the virus.


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