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Former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez tests positive for COVID-19

/ 10:02 AM April 08, 2021
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MANILA, Philippines — Former House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), his daughter disclosed Thursday.

Paola Alvarez said the former speaker is currently in Davao Del Norte and is recovering at home.

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“He did test positive but he is not in any serious health condition,” the former Speaker’s daughter told INQUIRER.net in a text message.

The Speaker’s daughter also belied rumors that her father was intubated due to the disease.

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“No he is not or was intubated,” Paola said.

Several other lawmakers in the House earlier disclosed that they also tested positive for COVID-19 such as Majority Leader Martin Romualdez, Negros Oriental Rep. Jocelyn Limkaichong, and Abra Rep. Joseph Bernos, among others.

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