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DepEd’s Briones tests positive for coronavirus

By: Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net | April 09,2020 - 02:50 PM

MANILA, Philippines  — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones on Thursday announced she tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

“As a government officials and Cabinet member and as a Filipino, it is my duty to announce that yesterday late afternoon, April 8, 2020, I was informed by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine that I am positve for SARS-COV-2, the causative agent for COVID-19,” Briones said in a statement.

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