Marcos tests positive for COVID-19 but will conduct online meetings
MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19, the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.
The PCO said that Marcos would be in isolation for five days, but added: The President remains fit to carry out his duties and will be continuing his scheduled meetings via teleconference.”
Marcos, who also got COVID-19 last year but recovered, urged Filipinos to remain vigilant of their health.
“Updates on his health will be provided as available. During this holiday season, President Marcos encourages the public to take precautions to safeguard their health, such as vaccinating and voluntary mask-wearing when entering crowded places,” the PCO said.
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