Antique town mayor Occeña positive for Covid-19
Sibalom Mayor Gian Carlo Occeña of Antique province tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
In an official statement Tuesday, Occeña said he underwent RT-PCR testing on April 3 after being exposed to a Covid-19 case on March 23.
His test result was released last Sunday. (https://bit.ly/3g0PhEn)
Occeña disclosed the result of his Covid-19 test “for the sake of transparency.”
“My exposure to the virus started during our meeting in the afternoon of March 23. Then I began experiencing itchiness in my throat… (On) March 29, 2021 I had a low-grade fever. I started coughing on April 3 and had difficulty breathing the following day. I was advised to be admitted in a hospital facility,” according to the mayor.
Occeña said his condition has now stabilized.