Another House staffer coronavirus positive

ANOTHER employee of the House of Representatives tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales announced that the new patient is a member of security staff assigned at the office of the Legislative Security Bureau.

A new case has brought the number to 13.

According to Montales, the employee last reported for work on July 6.

“He is presently on home quarantine. Contact tracing is ongoing,” Montales said.

Just recently, the House Secreytary-general announced that a contractual employee in the Internal Audit Department of the Lower House also tested positive for COVID-19.

The House is on adjournment and will resume session on July 27.