DAVAO CITY – Davao de Oro first district representative Manuel Zamora said Thursday that he had tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
“Today, I learned that I have tested positive for COVID-19. I have been in quarantine since January 17, 2021 and while self-isolating, I am getting supportive treatment,” Zamora said in a statement.
“I feel relatively (okay) and remain in contact with my doctors. Your prayers and wishes for my recovery would really help me bear this ordeal,” he added.
Zamora also requested those who he had come in contact with to go on self-quarantine, and to coordinate with the local health office for monitoring. He also reminded the public to “continue to observe health protocols in the wearing of masks, face shields and frequent handwashing.”
“Rest assured that I will continue to serve you with the same enthusiasm and commitment. My Congressional Office is always open for all those who need my assistance and services,” he added.
As of 10 p.m. Wednesday, January 20, Davao de Oro province has recorded 157 active cases. The province has a total of 768 reported COVID-19 cases to date, with 592 recoveries, and 19 deaths.