TALISAY City Mayor Gerald Anthony Samsam Gullas Jr. tested positive for the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
He made this announcement on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, on his Facebook page.
Im sad to inform all of you that I have been confirmed to be positive for Covid-19… Hopefully, I can fully recover from this as we still have more work to be done. Please pray that I can recover fully from this experience, he said.
On February 9, he experienced symptoms of Covid-19, such as sore throat, body aches, and cough.
Due to concerns that I may have the disease, I asked our city health officials to have me swabbed. The whole week last week, the weekend and on Monday, wala koy gibati, but Tuesday morning didto nag sugod akong mga symptoms, he said.
Since Tuesday, he said he is living apart from his family while all of his household members are undergoing quarantine.
Gullas assured that his absence will not hamper Talisay City Governments operations.
Despite my absence, our City Government will continue working. Our basic services will continue, including our Aksyon Agad services, he said. (SunStar Cebu)