Sen. Bong Revilla Tested Positive for COVID-19 Amid Pandemic
BONG REVILLA – The Philippine Senator confirmed that he is positive for coronavirus or COVID-19 disease.
The COVID-19 pandemic is shaking the healthcare system of the Philippines. This huge challenge has not only led hospitals to declare full capacity but as well as to get many health workers under quarantine.
Currently, the total COVID-19 cases recorded in PH is at 129,913 with 2,270 deaths. According to the Department of Health (DOH), the total recoveries is currently at 67,673.
The Philippines is still under community quarantine measures. Metro Manila and several nearby areas are under a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) now.
Furthermore, the wearing of a face mask and social distancing are protocols now. In fact, many people do not only wear face mask but as well as face shield for protection.
There are also COVID-19 cases in the different chambers of the national government. In the Senate, another senator has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Senator Bong Revilla confirmed that he is positive for COVID-19. Their family tested for coronavirus after one of their household members contracted the disease.
The Senator assured that isolated right away after testing for coronavirus. With regard to his recent activities, he has visited the Senate last Monday and was out in public the following day for the 40th day of the death of his father, former Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr.
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