Another lawmaker catches virus
Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) - September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A party-list congresswoman has contracted the coronavirus disease 2019, bringing to 75 the total number of COVID-19 cases in the House of Representatives.

Gabriela party-list Rep. Arlene Brosas announced yesterday during an online budget hearing of the social welfare department that she tested positive for COVID-19. She is asymptomatic.

Brosas, the 10th House member infected with the virus, urged those who had close contact with her to undergo isolation.

House secretary general Jose Luis Montales said only 15 of the 75 cases of COVID-19 are under monitoring.

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