Get well soon! Richard Gomez catches COVID-19

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Richard Gomez announced Saturday, July 17 that he has caught COVID-19.

The Ormoc mayor is fully vaccinated. So far, he said he is experiencing mild and “manageable” symptoms and will try to return to work as soon as possible.

“I tested positive for Covid. It could be my exposure from multiple people because of work I do as mayor. But I will be ok.
I will need a lot of rest and will have to be in isolation until I’m better,” the politiko said in a statement to media. “I ask everyone to continue to be vigilant and safe.”

He added that he will seek doctor’s clearance on when he can return to the city hall.