Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. confirmed that he tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Roque was tested on Sunday, March 14. He got the result on Monday morning.
“As of 11:29 this morning, nakuha ko po ang resulta na positibo po ako para sa Covid (As of 11:29 this morning, I got the result and I learned that I tested positive for Covid),” he said.
Roque advised those who had contact with him to follow appropriate protocols and isolate themselves.
“Yung mga nagkaroon po sakin ng close contact, I ask you for your indulgence pero kinakailangan po kayo mag-quarantine kung kayo po ay nagclose contact sa akin (To those who made close contact with me, I ask for your indulgence but you have to undergo quarantine),” he said.