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Sara Duterte’s trip to Singapore for ‘personal health management’

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 12:30 PM April 07, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday disclosed that her trip to Singapore was for “personal health management.”

The presidential daughter also said in a statement that she is on leave from April 6 until Saturday, April 10. Vice Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte would take over the reins as acting mayor while her sister is away.

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“The reason is personal health management. All protocols for return to Davao City including RT-PCR [reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction] testing & 14-day quarantine have all been pre-arranged,” she further said.

Earlier, she confirmed flying to Singapore on Tuesday but refused to say the purpose of her travel.

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Duterte-Carpio noted she secured a travel authority from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to fly to Singapore.

In September last year, the Davao City mayor also took a week-long medical leave.

with reports from Germelina Lacorte, Inquirer Mindanao

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