Coronavirus: Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana tests positive; Australia calls on EU to release vaccine doses

Apr 7, 2021 | INVESTING

 Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who is leading efforts to deal with the pandemic in the country, said he tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday and would go into isolation. The 72-year-old retired army general, who said he is experiencing no symptoms, is one of several members of President Rodrigo Duterte’s cabinet who have contracted the disease. Lorenzana’s cabinet colleagues have all recovered.Duterte has placed the Manila metropolis and four outlying provinces, a…

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