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Richard Gomez tests positive for COVID-19

Richard Gomez tests positive for COVID-19

Actor and Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez on Saturday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

“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,” Gomez told GMA News Online in a text message. 

He said the symptoms are “mild and manageable.”

“I will need a lot of rest and will have to be in isolation until I’m better…I will go back to work as soon as doctors will give the clearance. I ask everyone to continue to be vigilant and safe,” he added.

The Philippines has recorded 1,496,328 total COVID-19 cases in the country after the DOH reported 5,676 fresh cases on Friday afternoon. —KG, GMA News