Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar confirmed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Andanar said he was asymptomatic and is in isolation in his house in Metro Manila.
The Palace official said he tested positive after returning to Metro Manila from Dinagat Islands.
The result of his swab test was released on March 27.
On March 15, Palace Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. announced that he tested positive for Covid-19.