Senator Sonny Angara announced on Thursday that he tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
“I regret to announce that today, March 26, I receive my test results and it is positive for covid 19. I have been feeling some symptoms like mild fever, cough, headaches, and general weakness,” Angara said in a statement.
“I have not been in contact with the public since taking the test last March 16,” he added.
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Angara is the third Philippine senator who got infected by the viral disease, following Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri and Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel.