(Eagle News)–Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019.
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire made the revelation in a radio interview on Sunday, March 22.
Duque on Thursday said he had gone on self-quarantine as a precaution.
Vergeire had said this was only as a precaution as Duque was considered “high-risk.”
She said Duque would continue working from home.
The Philippines has so far confirmed 380 COVID-19 cases, including 25 deaths.