DOF Asec. Paola Alvarez Confirms Her Dad House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez Tests Positive for COVID-19
Former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reportedly tests positive for the coronavirus disease, according to his daughter.
On Thursday (April 8, 2021), DOF Asec. Paola Alvarez confirmed that her dad Pantaleon Alvarez tested positive for COVID-19. The House Speaker is currently resting at his home in Davao Del Norte.
Paola also denied the speculations that her father has been intubated due to the respiratory disease. “No he is not or was intubated,” Paola said and expressed the public for their concern.
The former speaker’s daughter also thanked everyone who showed their concern and helped pray for her father.
“Speaker Alvarez did test positive for the virus but he is not in any serious health condition. He is still in Davao Del Norte and is recovering at home. Thank you for your concern and for everyone’s prayers,” Paola added.
Aside from Alvarez, several lawmakers have been infected by the respiratory disease including Majority Leader Martin Romualdez, Negros Oriental Rep. Jocelyn Limkaichong, Abra Rep. Joseph Bernos and other officials.
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