Batangas lawmaker gets COVID-19

Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu

Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu. Image from his Facebook account

MANILA, Philippines — Batangas 2nd District Rep. Raneo Abu has announced testing positive for COVID-19.

In a Facebook post Saturday night, Abu said he tested positive after undergoing a swab test last March 25.


OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF CONGRESSMAN RANEO E.ABUBilang pag-iingat sa banta ng COVID-19,ang aming buong opisina at ang…

Posted by Congressman Raneo E. Abu on Saturday, March 27, 2021

“Kinabukasan ay lumabas ang resulta ng aking Swab Test at sa hindi inaasahang pagkakataon ay nagpositibo ako sa COVID-19,” Abu said.

(The next day, my swab test results came out and unfortunately, I tested positive for COVID-19.)

“Sa parehas namang araw ay agad akong nagtungo sa isang Isolation Facility upang magpagaling kahit ako ay Asymptomatic,” he added.

(The same. day, I went to an isolation facility to recover even though I am asymptomatic.)

Abu urged those he had a recent contact with to follow quarantine protocols.

Other lawmakers who recently tested positive for COVID-19 were House Majority Floor Leader Martin Romualdez and Anak Kalusugan Rep. Mike Defensor.


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