Rep. Alvarez tests positive for Covid-19, says daughter


Former House Speaker and Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez has tested positive for coronavirus disease, his daughter Finance Assistant Secretary Paola Alvarez said Thursday, April 8.

“Speaker Alvarez did test positive for the virus but he is not in any serious health condition,” Alvarez said.

She said her father is in Davao del Norte and is recovering at home.

She denied rumors that her father is intubated.

Alvarez thanked the people for their concern and prayers for her father.