MANILA, Philippines – Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is on self-quarantine after shaking hands with a person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Dominguez confirmed this in a text message on Wednesday night, March 11. He said he was in several meetings last week, and one of the attendees tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.
The finance chief also said he is asymptomatic or showing no symptoms of the illness at the moment.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of public health emergency last Monday, March 9. – Rappler.com