Sen. Kiko Pangilinan Announces Result of Recent COVID-19 Test
KIKO PANGILINAN – The Senator and vice-presidential aspirant announced that he tested positive for COVID-19.
The Philippines is currently dealing with another surge of COVID-19 cases. The whole Metro Manila is placed under Alert Level 3 until January 15, 2022 in the pursuit to fight the spread of coronavirus in the country. Several cities in the capital region recorded an increase in their daily cases.
Temporarily, the mobility of the unvaccinated individuals in Metro Manila is limited as agreed by the mayors of different cities. Several local government units (LGUs) are also implementing stricter measures like the reimposition of curfew on certain age groups.
The increase in the daily recorded cases of COVID-19 is attributed to the going out of a lot of people during the holiday season and the authorities are also alarmed by the possible spread of the Omicron variant. The said variant of concern was reportedly logged first in South Africa.
Recently, several known personalities in the different fields in the country contracted COVID-19. Some senators have tested positive in their RT PCR test.
Sen. Kiko Pangilinan recently announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. In a social media post, the Senator stated that he undergoes an RT PCR test twice a week and he was surprised that he tested positive for the virus. According to him, he has no symptoms at all and he even exercised before he got the result.
Sen. Kiko Pangilinan stated in his Instagram post that he was even able to run on a treadmill and do some yoga stretching exercises before he received the result of his RT PCR test. He is currently under isolation at their house and his family is also isolated.
Pangilinan is one of the vice-presidential candidates in the Election 2022. He is the third senator to test positive for COVID-19 this 2022 following Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian and presidential aspirant and Sen. Ping Lacson.
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