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Robredo tests negative for COVID-19

/ 08:53 PM April 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo tested negative for COVID-19, she announced on her personal Facebook account on Thursday evening.

According to Robredo, she got her negative RT-PCR test result earlier, while on her seventh day of quarantine.

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The Vice President went on quarantine when one of her close-in aides tested positive for COVID-19, which forced her to cancel her trip to Bicol.

“Got my NEGATIVE RT PCR Result just a few minutes ago. I quarantined strictly inside my bedroom for 7 straight days. Went out early this morning to have myself tested and went back to my cave to wait for my result,” Robredo said in her account.

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Got my NEGATIVE RT PCR Result just a few minutes ago. I quarantined strictly inside my bedroom for 7 straight days….

Posted by Leni Gerona Robredo on Thursday, April 22, 2021

Despite the negative test, Robredo said she would continue the 10-day quarantine period, just to make sure. She went out of her room to greet their family pet after the negative test.

“Even if I tested Negative already, I was advised by our doctor to finish at least the 10-day minimum quarantine period. The 8 days passed by so swiftly because we’re all immersed with our Bayanihan E-Konsulta operations,” she added.

“The minute I got the result, I went down to greet a Happy Birthday to our Rocco.  He is 5 now. Time really flies,” she noted.

READ: Robredo goes on quarantine after close-in aide tests positive for coronavirus 

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Robredo has been an active participant in helping communities fight COVID-19, launching several initiatives, including passing out food packs to people who have tested positive and providing hospital workers with personal protective equipment.

Robredo is also in the Bayanihan E-Konsulta initiative, where people with questions or concerns about their COVID-19 status can talk to medical personnel on Facebook.

READ: Robredo’s office ups PPE distribution to NCR hospitals amid spike in virus cases 

READ: OVP’s Bayanihan e-Konsulta faces thousands of backlogs 

READ: OVP hoping to get gov’t backing for its E-Konsulta initiative 

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