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Occidental Mindoro gov contracts COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 12:19 PM June 08, 2021

CITY OF CALAPAN –– Occidental Mindoro Gov. Eduardo Gadiano tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, June 7, he said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

Gadiano said he experienced symptoms on Saturday, June 5, such as cough, body weakness, and fever, so he consulted health authorities and immediately isolated himself.

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He underwent a Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction test on June 7 after an antigen test showed a positive result.

He appealed to those who interacted with him on June 3 and 4 to observe the necessary health protocols.

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Gadiano also appealed for continued “support to frontliners, the new heroes who continue to fight for our country.”

As of June 6, the province has logged 1,094 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started in March 2020. Of this figure, 156 are active cases, 908 are recoveries, and 30 are deaths.

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