Tesda chief Lapeña tests positive for COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) Director Isidro Lapea has tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

“Yes at iyong confirmation, yes I tested positive sa (for) COVID-19,” Lapea said in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net when asked for confirmation if he tested positive for the virus.

Lapea said he received his positive swab test result this Saturday at 11:30 a.m. He said he was tested on Friday after the Senate hearing.

The Tesda director, likewise, disclosed that he will follow a work-from-home scheme to continue performing his duties while under isolation to prevent the spread of the disease.

“I will continue to…

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