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Isko Moreno tests positive for COVID-19

/ 07:33 PM August 15, 2021
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Mayor Isko Moreno steps into an ambulance. (Photo from Manila Public Information Office)

MANILA, Philippines — Manila Mayor Isko Moreno tested positive for COVID-19, the Manila Public Information Office (PIO) confirmed Sunday.

Moreno was then immediately sent to the Sta. Ana Hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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“Nakararamdam ako ng kaunting ubo, kaunting sipon. Masakit ang aking katawan ngayon,” Domagoso said in a statement.

(I experienced some coughing and a cold. My body hurts now.)

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Mayor Isko Moreno inside an ambulance. (Photo from Manila Public Information Office)

Moreno assured that the city government of Manila will continue with its operations and efforts against COVID-19.

“Kapit lang. Tuloy ang buhay. Tuloy pa rin ang gobyerno sa Maynila. Umasa tayo, magtiwala tayo sa Diyos, makararaos din tayo,” he said.

(Hang on. Life goes on. The government in Manila will still continue. Let us hope and trust God. We will get through this.)

According to the Manila PIO, Moreno will continue to be in charge of the city and its COVID-19 fight.

Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna also tested positive for COVID-19 on August 8.

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