DILG chief Año tests positive for COVID-19

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Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año has tested positive for COVID-19. The secretary is also a vice chairman of the national action plan for government’s response against COVID-19.

“On March 27, I got tested. Today, March 31, I received the result from RITM informing me that I am positive for COVID-19,” he said..

“I make this announcement to call the attention of all persons I had close contact with to go on self-quarantine and observe any symptoms, in accordance with DOH guidelines,” Secretary Año said.

“The result of my test will not in any way dampen my spirit and energy to do my job,” he noted.