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Lacson says he’s ‘fully recovered’ from COVID-19

/ 05:34 PM January 12, 2022

Presidential aspirant Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday said he has “fully recovered” from COVID-19.

Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. INQUIRER file photo / EDWIN BACASMAS

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential aspirant Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday said he has “fully recovered” from COVID-19.

“Ako, as of Sunday, fully recovered na [As of Sunday, I have fully recovered],” Lacson said in an interview over DZME radio when asked about his health condition.


Lacson tested positive for the coronavirus after taking a swab test on Jan. 4, following his exposure to his son, who contracted COVID-19.


According to Lacson, he is no longer exhibiting symptoms and is just completing his quarantine.

“Nag-positve ako Jan. 4, sa Jan. 14, or Friday, tapos na yung aking quarantine [I got a positive result from my Jan. 4 swab test, on Jan. 14 or Friday, my quarantine is over],” the senator said.

The Department of Health earlier said the isolation period of COVID-19 patients who are asymptomatic or those with mild to moderate symptoms is 10 days or depending on the advice of the doctor.

On Wednesday, the Philippines logged 32,246 more COVID-19 cases, pushing the country’s active tally to 208,164.

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