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QC Mayor Joy Belmonte recovers from COVID-19

/ 08:31 AM April 08, 2021
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(FILE) Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte speaks during the inauguration of the Quezon City Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory located in Barangay Teachers Village East./ Photo from QC-PAISD

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has recovered from COVID-19.

Belmonte said she will be discharged from the isolation facility this Thursday.

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“I will be discharged from the isolation facility today and have been declared recovered by the doctor in charge,” she said in a text message to INQUIRER.net.

In an interview with ABS-CBN’s Teleradyo, Belmonte also said she can now be “hands-on” in guiding barangay officials in the distribution of assistance for Quezon City residents during the enhanced community quarantine following her recovery.

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Belmonte announced her COVID-19 positive test result on March 29. She said she was experiencing mild symptoms of the disease.

This is the second time that the mayor contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the illness. She first tested positive in July last year as the country experienced a surge in COVID-19 infections.

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