Senator Sherwin Gatchalian Tests Positive for COVID-19

Senator Gatchalian has coronavirus

SHERWIN GATCHALIAN – The senator has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

Sherwin Gatchalian
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The COVID-19 pandemic remains to be the biggest challenge that the country is facing today. This disease that started way back in 2019 at Wuhan, China has placed a lot of lives at risk and has even taken the lives of many people

A lot of personalities such as celebrities, elites, and even politicians were infected with the coronavirus as well.

Among those who contracted the dreaded virus is no less than Senator Sherwin Gatchalian.

Recently, he went to the micro-blogging site, Twitter wherein he made the announcement.

According to him, he’s experiencing mild symptoms. He’s currently under home quarantine.

Here’s the announcement of Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian:

Recently, his brother, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian also contracted the dreaded disease. Rex is now under mandatory quarantine.

Meanwhile, the country is being threatened by Omicron which is said to be the most transmissible coronavirus variant, so far, according to experts.

As of posting, there are 43 cases of the Omicron variant in the Philippines.

COVID-19 continues to spike in the country. In fact, there are 17,220 new COVID-19 cases in the country as of today, January 6, 2022.

On the other hand, 81 new deaths have been recorded, raising the total number of fatalities to 51,743 while 616 additional recoveries have been logged bringing the total of 2,780,613.

Since the start of the pandemic, the Philippines has confirmed over 2,888,917 million COVID-19 cases. Currently, there are 57,763 active cases.

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