Build Build Build chair Lamentillo tests positive for COVID-19


Posted at Jul 18 2020 05:10 PM

Build, Build, Build committee chairperson Anna Mae Lamentillo on Saturday said she has tested positive for COVID-19, three days after her boss, Public Works and Highways Secretary and newly named COVID-19 isolation czar Mark Villar announced he tested positive for the virus.

"I regret to announce that today, July 18, I received my test result (swabbed July 16) and it is positive for COVID-19," Lamentillo said in a Facebook post.

Villar announced the result of his test on his social media page, a day after he was named "isolation czar", whose task is to lead the government's efforts in putting up quarantine facilities across the country as COVID-19 cases rise.

Last March, Villar underwent self-isolation after being exposed to an infected person and later tested negative for the virus.