Northern Samar Representative Paul Daza Releases Statement After Testing Positive for COVID-19
Northern Samar Representative Paul Daza announced through a statement that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, everyone is encouraged to stay at home to prevent the spread of the disease. Undeniably, the current situation is posing huge risks to people whose line of duty requires them to interact with the community and be exposed to other people.
Among the individuals who contracted the disease in the Philippines are public servants. Several local government officials tested positive for coronavirus. There are also national officials who tested positive for the disease.
The different chambers or branches of the government have recorded cases of COVID-19. For the House of Representatives, two of its staff recently tested positive for the disease bringing the total to 54.
Recently, another member of the House of Representatives tested positive for COVID-19 – Northern Samar Representative Paul Daza. He released a statement containing his activities prior to the time he started to feel unwell.
According to Rep. Daza, he went home to Catarman from Manila last August 8. He was swabbed before he left Manila and he tested negative for the disease. In Catarman, he roam around the place to meet with the local officials, to inspect the projects he sponsored, and to meet the common people.
On the eve of August 16, Rep. Daza started to feel unwell so began his self isolation. He took medicine upon the prescription of the doctor. As per the doctor’s advice, he went back to Manila in August 24 to be swabbed in the hospital.
A day after, the result of the COVID-19 test of Northern Samar Representative Paul Daza was released. He tested positive for the disease. He’s admitted to the hospital but assured to continue working through online mode and teleconferencing. Here’s the statement he posted on Facebook:
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