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San Juan mayor Zamora contracts COVID-19

/ 06:49 PM March 01, 2021
San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora

Mayor Francis Zamora. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora tested positive for COVID-19, he said in a statement on Monday night.

According to a post on Zamora’s Facebook page, he is asymptomatic and is currently quarantined at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center to avoid interaction with his family and relatives.

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“I would like to announce that I have tested positive with COVID-19.  My results came out today after a routine swab test yesterday evening, February 28, 2021. A confirmatory test was done today and the results turned out to be positive,” he said.

“I am currently asymptomatic and in good physical condition.  I have decided to quarantine myself at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center to ensure that I do not transmit the virus to anyone else in the community and to protect everyone around me including my children and my wife who is a cancer survivor,” he added.

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Zamora also asked his close contacts to have themselves tested as well, which may be obtained free by arranging a schedule with the city’s health officials.

“To everyone that I have come in contact with the past few days, kindly have yourself tested.  We can arrange for a free RT-PCR swab for you.  You can coordinate with Dra. Rosalie Sto. Domingo, our city health officer from Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 5pm for this at the COVID-19 Operations Center, 2nd floor, San Juan City Hall,” he noted.

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