Official Statement of Sen. Gordon as 10 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19

Senator Richard Gordon released an official statement as 10 of his “immediate staff” tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Senator Gordon's Official Statement After 10 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19
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Gordon, who’s also the chairman of the Philippine Red Cross, announced earlier that 10 of his immediate staff contracted the dreaded disease.

Here’s the official statement of Richard Gordon posted on Twitter:

Gordon noted that he and his family were placed under home quarantine “to ensure the safety and well-being of any one with whom we will interact in the future.”

Meanwhile, the Department of Health announced via its latest bulletin that the Philippines has recorded 2,357 additional cases, 321 new recoveries, and 113 new deaths as of Saturday, July 18, 2020.

Based on the record of the country’s health department, the Philippines has now a total of 65,304 confirmed cases with 22,067 recoveries and 1,773 deaths.

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COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate the entire world.

With the rapid increase of coronavirus disease 2019 cases, leaders of different nations are doing their all in order to combat the spread of the deadly virus which started in China in 2019.

Among the safety protocols that everyone must observe are the following; social/physical distancing, wearing masks especially in public places, and using disinfectant from time to time if possible.

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