Bulacan Judge Dies After Contracting COVID-19, 5 Court Employees Tested Positive For Virus
BULACAN JUDGE – A judge in Bulacan died after contracting COVID-19 while 5 court employees tested positive for the virus.
The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease is exempting no one. It has infected politicians, celebrities even doctors and nurses.
Recently, a judge was confirmed to have contracted coronavirus. The patient is the 64-year-old judge of Malolos Trial Court Branch 1 named Mario Capellan.
Unfortunately, based on a report from Inquirer, Judge Mario Capellan died due to infectious secondary diabetes on September 17. He also tested positive for coronavirus disease. The sad news was announced by the City of Malolos Health office on Monday.
According to the report, Judge Mario Capellan lived in Quezon City. On September 2, he started experiencing breathing difficulty and was later brought at a hospital in Metro Manila.
Based on the report, the Malolos Trial Court Branch 1 has been lockdown from Sept. 4 to 18. They have resumed operations with limited workforce. The 5 COVID-19 infected court employees had ended their 14-day quarantine. They are now waiting for clearance to return to work.
The Department of Health announced on Saturday, September 26, that the country now has over 300,000 people infected with coronavirus. Until now, scientists and researchers around the world are racing to find a cure.
In a previous article, Russia has developed its first COVID-19 vaccine. In a televises speech, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte thanked President Vladimir Putin for his offer to prioritize the Philippines once their COVID-19 vaccines had been developed. However, the Davaoeño politician said the county would have to pay for the COVID-19 vaccines.
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