Another Filipino tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hongkong, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Chinese territory to five, an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.
In a Twitter post, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Brigido Dulay said the overseas Filipino worker was asymptomatic but tested positive for COVID-19.
A fifth Filipino worker has tested positive for Covid-19, according to our PH Consulate in Hong Kong. The worker, who is asymptomatic, is currently confined in a HK quarantine facility.
— Dodo Dulay (@dododulay) March 10, 2020
The patient is currently confined to a quarantine facility in Hong Kong.
In February, two Filipinos reportedly test positive for COVID-19 however, DFA said that both have already recovered.