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Davao City Vice Mayor Sebastian Duterte positive for COVID-19

/ 07:33 PM July 21, 2021
Davao City Vice Mayor Sebastian Duterte positive for COVID-19

FILES: Sebastian Duterte. FACEBOOK PHOTO/CHANG EULDAN

MANILA, Philippines —Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday confirmed that her brother, Davao City Vice Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte, has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a Facebook post, Duterte-Carpio posted a screenshot of the Duterte family’s video call in which the family members learned that the President’s youngest son has contracted the disease.

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Aside from her and Baste, other family members present during the video call were Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo Duterte, President Rodrigo Duterte, and his ex-wife Elizabeth Zimmerman.

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Sa ngayon, via video call muna ang family kumustahan nang malaman naming positive sa Covid-19 si Vice Mayor Baste. Get well soon Vice! Smile😊

Posted by Mayor Inday Sara Duterte on Wednesday, July 21, 2021

OCTA Research’s latest data said Davao City leads the list of local government units with the most daily average new cases in the Philippines.

READ: OCTA logs ‘uptick’ of new COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila

OCTA also categorized Davao City as a “high-risk area” along with Cebu City, Iloilo, Bacolod, Makati, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, Baguio, Taguig, Laoag, and Mariveles.

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