Mandaue mayor Cortes tests positive for COVID


Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

In a post on Facebook Monday, Cortes said he experienced Covid-19 like-symptoms on April 4 so he had himself swabbed which the result came out positive yesterday.

The local chief executive assured that the city’s government services would continue. (

He also encouraged everyone to continue to strictly follow the minimum health protocols.

Cortes likewise asked the public to pray for his immediate recovery.