Lanao del Sur Guv recovers from Covid-19

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COTABATO CITY—Lanao del Sur Regional Governor Mamintal “Bombit” Adiong and parliament member Marjane Macasalog have recently recovered from Coronavirus Disease.

Mohd Asnin Pendatun, Bangsamoro Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) spokesperson, on Monday said the recovery of Adiong and Macasalog is “A reminder that these officials risk their lives to deliver services to the public in light of the pandemic”.

Macasalong, who is seated as the chairperson of Bangsamoro Youth Commission, announced on his social media account on September 9 that he tested positive with Covid-19.

He said until now he has no idea how and where he was infected saying he always observe the health protocol in the performance of his duty as a public servant, “My situation and that of many others who tested positive will tell us that this virus is really dangerous,” he stressed.

On September 15, Adiong announced that he was infected by Covid-19. He was then admitted to Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) in Marawi City. After days of isolation, the Maranao leader recovered from the disease.

Last week, Dr. Safrullah Dipatuan and his wife also announced their recovery from Covid-19. Both underwent strict quarantine in Lanao del Sur.

As of September 27 BIATF data, BARMM recorded 1,083 total cases in the region, 29 of which are new cases, with a total of 241 active cases, 801 recoveries, and 41 deaths.

Moreover, Pendatun commended to the frontliners “Who continue risking their lives, to help and persevere in providing information on Covid-19.”-Newsline.ph with BPI

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