4th Filipino in HK tests positive for COVID-19 – DFA
MANILA, Philippines — Another Filipino in Hong Kong has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a foreign affairs official said.
Citing information from the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Civilian Security and Consular Concerns Brigido Dulay said that the Filipino worker was getting treatment in a quarantine facility.
“As per PH Consulate in HK, a Filipino worker has tested positive for #COVID2019,” Dulay tweeted on Sunday.
As per PH Consulate in HK, a Filipino worker has tested positive for #COVID2019. Though asymptomatic, the worker is in a HK quarantine facility for treatment. This is the 4th #COVID2019 case involving a Filipino in HK.FEATURED STORIESGLOBALNATION
— Dodo Dulay (@dododulay) March 8, 2020
“Though asymptomatic, the worker is in a HK quarantine facility for treatment,” he added.
The patient is the fourth confirmed COVID-19 case involving a Filipino in Hong Kong, Dulay noted.
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