MANILA, Philippines — San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora announced Wednesday that he tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Zamora posted on Twitter a document from the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine (RITM) in Muntinlupa City which showed that he is negative for the disease.
“My COVID-19 test shows that I am NEGATIVE. Thank you so much dear LORD for this blessing,” the mayor said.
My COVID-19 test shows that I am NEGATIVE🙏 Thank you so much dear LORD for this blessing🙏 As per DOH protocol, I will have to finish my 14 day quarantine. I am now on my 4th day & continue to feel perfectly ok. Thank you very much for your prayers & well wishes. GOD is good!🙏 pic.twitter.com/JsR2L0DIk2
— Mayor Francis Zamora (@franciszamora30) April 1, 2020
Despite having negative results, Zamora said he will continue with his self-isolation to comply with Department of Health (DOH) protocols.
“As per DOH protocol, I will have to finish my 14-day quarantine. I am now on my 4th day and continue to feel perfectly ok,” he said.
Zamora began his self-quarantine on March 29, Sunday after being exposed to a patient positive for the coronavirus disease.