German media: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been quarantined for “secret contact”


Manila, Feb. 3 (DPA) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is being quarantined after coming into contact with a household worker who tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, his spokesman said on Wednesday.Philippine presidential spokesman Carlo Nograles said Duterte, 76, had tested negative for COVID-19 after coming into contact with the person, but was “currently complying with mandatory quarantine rules”.”The president has continued to work during his isolation and is in constant communication with cabinet members to ensure urgent matters are addressed,” he added.Mr Duterte is also overseeing “the implementation of his directives, particularly regarding the government’s response to COVID-19”, Mr Nograles said.He added that Duterte came into contact with the domestic worker on January 30 and that he tested negative two days later.This article is reproduced for the purpose of conveying more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: newmedia@xxcb.cn

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