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Nueva Ecija gov contracts COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 05:31 PM March 22, 2021

CABANATUAN CITY –– Nueva Ecija Gov. Aurelio Umali on Monday announced that he had contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In a Facebook post, Umali said he initially tested positive for the virus through an antigen test on Sunday, March 21.

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He said the result of his reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction test confirmed that he was infected.

The governor has started his home quarantine but would continue his work while in isolation.

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It was not immediately known how Umali contracted the virus.

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