MANILA, Philippines — Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. has examined constructive for COVID-19, he introduced on Sunday.
Galvez mentioned that he’s experiencing gentle signs and is below isolation.
“I want to inform our countrymen that I’ve examined constructive for COVID-19 after present process my weekly [reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction] check on Sunday, Might 22,” he mentioned in an announcement.
“I’m experiencing gentle signs however stay in excessive spirits. Members of my speedy household and I are totally vaccinated and have acquired the booster shot. All of us are below isolation,” he added.
Galvez inspired these he got here in touch with over the previous 5 to seven days to be examined in opposition to COVID-19 and observe their well being situations.
The presidential peace adviser and chief implementer of the Nationwide Process Pressure In opposition to COVID-19 assured that he’ll proceed monitoring whereas in isolation.
“Whereas I’m below isolation, I’ll proceed to observe the nation’s peace processes and vaccination efforts,” mentioned Galvez.
He likewise urged unvaccinated people to get their COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as doable, and pushed certified individuals to get their booster pictures.
“I encourage the unvaccinated to get the COVID-19 jab as quickly as doable, and people eligible to take their first and second booster doses,” Galvez mentioned.
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