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Roque updates the hospital and says he now feels “normal” in the second fight with COVID-19



Presidential spokesman Harry Roque holds an online press conference while in self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque is holding an online press session while in self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. RTVM screengrab

MANILA, Philippines – After being affected by COVID-19, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said he “feels normal” on his third day of confinement in an undisclosed hospital.

Roque said doctors will not discharge him until he has completed four more remdesivir vials, which will leave him confined until Thursday.

“I’m better after a single bottle of remdesivir and steroids. I came in at the right time since pneumonia was first detected,” Roque said in a Facebook post on Sunday.

A quick update on our fight with Covid. I am better off after a single bottle of remdesivir and steroids. I entered the …

Posted by Harry Roque on Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Roque announced on Saturday for the first time that he was in the hospital to receive treatment with COVID-19.

It also tested positive for COVID-19 on March 15, but recovered on March 25.

Because of this, Roque recently said he would have to wait three months before getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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