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Currently in isolation: Tony Calixto tests positive for COVID-19

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By Billy Begas

Pasay City Rep. Antonino Calixto on Wednesday confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19.

Calixto said he has mild symptoms and is currently in isolation.

He sought medical attention after experiencing a dry cough on Monday.

As a precaution, Calixto said the members of his immediate family were also tested and they turned negative of the virus. However, they need to undergo a 14-day quarantine for being his close contacts.

Those working in Calixto’s office and had close contact with him also underwent swab tests and were advised to stay at home for two weeks.