3 more House employees contract COVID-19

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MANILA, Philippines — Three more employees of the House of Representatives have contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) bringing the total number of infected at the lower chamber to 57.

On Saturday, House Secretary-General Jose Luis Montales told reporters that the first of the three new cases involved an employee assigned at the Transportation Service.

“The first is an employee assigned at the Transportation Service. He reported for work on Aug. 24 and 25,” Montales said in a statement.

The second case involved a Congressional staff member, who reported for work on Aug. 12 and Aug. 13, Montales noted.

Meanwhile, the third newly-infected employee is from the Reference…

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The Philippine Daily Inquirer, popularly known as the Inquirer, is an English-language newspaper in the Philippines. Founded in 1985, it is often regarded as the Philippines' newspaper of record.

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