5 days AFP chief tests positive for COVID-19 Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Felimon Santos Jr. has tested positive for coronavirus, Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana said Friday. Lorenzana himself is now under quarantine after he found out Friday morning about Santos' test results. The defense chief said he had close contact with the AFP chief on two occasions recently: the turnover of medical supplies at the Villamor Air Base on Saturday (March 21), and at the General Headquarters and Heroes Hall in Malacanang on Monday (March 23). Lorenzana said he is currently asymptomatic, but he would abide by the protocol of ... more