San Juan mayor Francis Zamora goes into self-quarantine

Mar 29, 2020
PHOTO: Francis Zamora | Facebook

THE MAYOR of one of the cities hardest hit by COVID-19 has decided to self-quarantine after a staff member tested positive for the disease.

In a statement released on social media today, Francis Zamora announced, “In the interest of public safety, I will be going on self-quarantine starting today March 29 up to April 11, 2020.”

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He assured constituents that he would still manage day to day operations in the embattled city.

Zamora also used his issued statement to announce that a 25-room COVID-19 ward in San Juan Medical Center, as well as a 100-bed “overflow quarantine facility” built inside San Juan City Science High School, are on track to be opened within the week.

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He was informed of his staff member’s diagnosis at 10 a.m. today. He said that this staffer is “not experiencing any symptons […] Still, I have asked him to avail of the necessary treatment and to go on a quarantine effective immediately.”

Zamora himself is “in perfect physical condition and I have no COVID-19 symptoms at all,” his statement continued.

As of March 28, San Juan City has 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 10 confirmed deaths.

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