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Manila archbishop Jose Advincula tested positive for coronavirus

/ 08:54 PM September 17, 2021
Cardinal Jose Advincula tested positive for COVID-19, the Archdiocese of Manila announced on Friday.

Cardinal Jose Advincula waves to faithfuls outside the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila during his installation as the 33rd Archbishop of Manila on June 24, 2021.
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MANILA, Philippines — Cardinal Jose Advincula tested positive for COVID-19, the Archdiocese of Manila announced on Friday.

“His Eminence Jose F. Cardinal Advincula, Archbishop of Manila, tested positive with COVID-19,” Archdiocese of Manila said in a statement.

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Advincula has no other symptoms apart from a slight fever.

He is now under quarantine, while observing protocols, with doctors monitoring his situation, according to the Archdiocese of Manila.

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“We appeal for your prayers for His Eminence and for all those who are sick with COVID-19,” they added.

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