Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian contracts COVID-19 | Inquirer News
Close  

Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian contracts COVID-19

/ 02:35 PM January 05, 2022
rex gatchalian

Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

MANILA, Philippines — Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian on Wednesday announced that he tested positive for COVID-19.

“I wish to inform my fellow Valenzuelanos that I have tested positive for COVID-19 after recently undergoing routine work safety testing at City Hall,” Gatchalian said in a Facebook post.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I am manifesting very mild symptoms and will continue to discharge my responsibilities as City Mayor from one of the City’s isolation units where I am currently under mandatory quarantine. Rest assured the services of City Hall will continue without any hitches,” he added.

He added that Valenzuela City Vice Mayor Lorie Natividad Borja along with the whole City Hall Management Team will be in full force in “physically running the affairs of the city.”

FEATURED STORIES

/MUF

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: COVID-19, Rex Gatchalian, Valenzuela City
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.