CITY OF MALOLOS, Philippines — Bulacan Gov. Daniel Fernando tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday (Aug. 28), but will continue to perform his duties online while he undergoes mandatory isolation for 14 days, he announced in a statement on Saturday (Aug. 29).
The governor said he has been working daily since the pandemic struck in March, and remains asymptomatic.
Fernando took the test because he was exposed to Board Member Ramil Capistrano, who is a coronavirus patient. Capistrano posted his condition on social media at the start of the week. He is also asymptomatic.
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