MANILA, Philippines — Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto has gone into isolation after testing constructive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
“Hello everybody, dangerous information, I’ve examined constructive for covid-19. I’ve a sore throat, fever, and physique aches, however please don’t fear!” stated Sotto in a Fb announcement on Saturday.
Sotto assured, nevertheless, that he would proceed to work even in isolation for the subsequent seven days.
Sotto then warned the general public towards the virus, significantly the Omicron variant, which is feared to be extra transmissible than even that of the Delta variant, which additionally precipitated a surge in infections final yr.
“The unfold of Omicron is basically intense — as some consultants say, ALL OF US can be uncovered to this variant),” he stated in his publish in Filipino. “So let’s at all times watch out. Let’s strengthen our resistance and be accountable — when you have signs, don’t exit.”
Hello everybody, dangerous information, I’ve examined constructive for covid-19. I’ve sore throat, fever, and physique aches, however please do not…
Earlier, the Division of Well being reported 39,004 new COVID-19 infections, the very best for the reason that pandemic started, bringing the nation’s caseload to three,168,379.
As of Saturday, energetic instances within the nation was at 280,813
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