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Roque updates from hospital, says he now ‘feels normal’ in 2nd bout with COVID-19

/ 11:52 AM April 11, 2021
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque holds an online press briefing while on self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque holds an online press briefing while on self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. Screengrab from RTVM

MANILA, Philippines — After being afflicted with COVID-19, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that he “feels normal” on his third day in confinement at an undisclosed hospital.

Roque said doctors won’t discharge him until he’s completed four more vials of remdesivir, which will leave him confined until Thursday.

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“I am better after only one vial of remdesivir and steroids. I came in at the right time since pneumonia was caught early on,” said Roque in a Facebook post on Sunday.

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Roque first announced on Saturday that he was in hospital for COVID-19 treatment.

He also tested positive for COVID-19 on March 15 but recovered on March 25.

Due to this, Roque recently said that he would have to wait for three months before getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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