(Eagle News)–Senator Sonny Angara may no longer be infectious even if he tested positive again for COVID-19, a Health official said on Saturday, May 2.
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the senator’s doctors may be right: that “this might be remnants of the virus in his body but are not necessarily infectious anymore.”
Angara said he found out he was positive for COVID-19 again after he took a test in preparation for his donation of blood plasma to a COVID-19 patient for the second time.
Angara said he found out about this after he underwent an initial antibody test in preparation for his donation of blood plasma to COVID-19 patients for a second time.
“My wife Tootsy has tested negative, which could be proof of what my doctors are positing that I am probably no longer infectious and that this latest positive result is probably picking up remnants of the virus,” Angara had said.
Angara announced he tested positive for COVID-19 in March.
Early April, he announced he had recovered.