COVID-19 hits acting MMDA chief | Inquirer News

COVID-19 hits acting MMDA chief

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 09:46 AM August 15, 2022
Nearly 1 in 5 adults who had COVID-19 have lingering symptoms—US study

(REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration)

MANILA, Philippines — Acting Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Carlo Dimayuga III has tested positive for COVID-19, the agency announced on Monday.

The MMDA said Dimayuga tested positive in a COVID-19 antigen test Sunday, August 14, and will self-isolate for seven days.


“Chairman Carlo Dimayuga tested positive po (antigen), so he will be in isolation for 7 days,” MMDA Public Affairs Director Sharon Gentalian told reporters in a Viber message.

Gentalian said the acting MMDA chief is currently experiencing mild symptoms and is on home isolation.



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, Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA)
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 | 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.