Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano has recovered from the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Pasay National Immunization Program Coordinator Dr. Mercedes Noble said during a radio interview, Saturday (February 27).
The recovery of the mayor was confirmed by Pasay City Public Information Office (PIO) chief, Jun Burgos, adding that Calixto-Rubiano is ready to get back to work at the City Hall next week.
Burgos said that Calixto-Rubiano was still monitoring the developments on the city’s vaccination program even while she was undergoing a 14-day quarantine.
Despite her condition, the PIO chief said the mayor was still attending virtual meetings about COVID-19.
On February 9, the mayor announced that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
Calixto-Rubiano said she underwent a swab test after experiencing flu-like symptoms.
The data of Pasay City Health Office showed that as of February 26, the city has a total of 512 active cases of COVID-19.