5 days 2 more House staffers contract COVID-19, total infected now at 31 Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Two more employees of the House of Representatives have contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infected to 31. In a statement on Sunday, House Secretary-General Jose Luis Montales said a staffer from the Human Resources Management Service tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 last July 31 after experiencing "cough, colds, fever, and loss of smell and taste." The employee reported for work last July 22 and July 23, Montales said. The second newly-reported case is that of an employee assigned to the House Engineering Department who yielded positive results during a rapid antibody test as ... more