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By Prince Golez

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) Director Isidro Lapeña tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

In a statement Saturday night, Lapeña said he was tested last Friday as a requirement for his supposed flight bound for Mindanao today.

“I had my PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test taken yesterday as a requirement for my flight to Mindanao tomorrow and the result I received today stated that I am positive of Covid-19,” according to him.

Lapeña, who is currently in isolation, added that he’s “fine” and “not experiencing any symptoms.”

He likewise advised those who had close contact with him to “go on isolation in accordance with health protocol.”

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