Office of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Gives Details About His Condition
MAYOR ISKO MORENO – Here is an update on the health condition of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno who tested positive for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 cases in the Philippines keep on increasing thus the national government and the health authorities continue to remind the public to observe the proper health protocols. The presence of the Delta variant made the battle a more intensified fight.
The Delta variant is currently the variant of concern as it is known to be more transmissible compared to other variants of coronavirus. It was a factor in the increase in the cases in several nations including Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
In the Philippines, local transmissions of the Delta variant were detected prompting the national government to tighten the community quarantine measures. Metro Manila is currently under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) again.
The vaccination against COVID-19 continues amid the ECQ in Metro Manila and several other provinces. Many local government officials have tested positive for the disease.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno is one of those who contracted COVID-19. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the Manila City Mayor experience cough and colds. He also suffers from body pains.
According to the report, the Manila PIO said that Mayor Isko Moreno was brought to Sta. Ana Hospital. Despite being in isolation in the hospital now, “the Mayor is still in charge”. He assured that work continues for the local government in the capital city.
“Kapit lang. Tuloy ang buhay. Tuloy pa rin ang gobyerno sa Maynila. Umasa tayo, magtiwala tayo sa Diyos, makararaos din tayo,” Mayor Isko expressed.
Reportedly, the close contacts of Mayor Isko including his chief of staff, Cesar Chavez, is already in isolation. The office of the Mayor in the City Hall has been disinfected as well.
Prior to Mayor Isko testing positive for COVID-19, the Vice Mayor of Manila, Honey Lacuna, also tested positive for COVID-19. She also isolated amid the fight against the disease.
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