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Bishop Jaucian of Bangued tests positive for Covid-19

Bishop Jaucian of Bangued tests positive for Covid-19

Bishop Leopoldo Jaucian of Bangued. PHOTO COURTESY OF CBCP-ECY

By CBCP News

August 28, 2021

Manila, Philippines

Bishop Leopoldo Jaucian of Bangued has been infected with the coronavirus disease.

The bishop himself confirmed this in a brief statement released by the diocese on Saturday.

He had his swab test Aug. 27 and his positive result came out today.

“Having been fully vaccinated and diligently following health protocols, Covid-19 has not escaped me,” Jaucian said.

The prelate said he immediately isolated himself at home as soon as he found out he was positive.

“Anyone who had close contact with me these days, if you feel symptoms, kindly go to your RHUs (rural health units),” he added.

“I am one with all those in this situation. Let us pray for one another. God heals,” Jaucian also said.

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