Parish priest in Isabela, positive for COVID-19

covid-19 update

CAUAYAN CITY – All masses and religious activities in St. Thomas Aquinas in San Mariano, Isabela and the barangays after their parish priest tested positive for COVID-19.

CV425, a parish priest, 56, of Zone 1, San Mariano, Isabela, confirmed to Viva Filipinas that he tested positive for the virus.

CV425 said he was wearing a facemask and face shield when he held a concelebrated funeral mass in Naguillian, Isabela on July 22, 2020.

He said he only talked for one minute with one of the previous positive COVID-19s in Naguillian, Isabela.

The priest remained asymptomatic.

Contact tracing is already underway to identify those who met the parish priest.

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