3 weeks 2 of jailed Piston 6 protesters test positive for COVID-19 Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines -- Two of the jeepney drivers belonging to the so-called Piston 6 who were jailed for several days after protesting in Caloocan City have tested positive for the coronavirus, transport group Piston announced on Thursday. According to the group, the two drivers are already isolated and did not attend any protest action last June 12, Independence Day. All six went through a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) test, considered as the gold standard in COVID-19 testing. Piston did not mention where the drivers may have contracted the disease, but they noted that the state of the ... more