- Manny Pacquiao met with Senator Koko Pimentel and other members of PDP-Laban on March 4
- Pimentel admitted just this week that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease
- Because of that, the residence of Pacquiao in Makati was placed on a lockdown
- Barangay officials said that no person inside the Senator’s house is allowed to go out
The Barangay officials of Dasmariñas, Makati have ordered Senator Manny Pacquiao to undergo self-quarantine because of his viral video on social media.
The Filipino boxing legend was spotted “partying” with his fellow lawmaker Koko Pimentel, who recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
KAMI learned that the event being referred to as a “party” was actually a fellowship dinner of the PDP-Laban on March 4. Manny hosted several guests including Pimentel.
In a statement released by the said barangay this evening, it was stated that the athlete-turned-politician is now considered as a person under monitoring or PUM.
It also mentioned that the Senator will have to undergo self-quarantine and no one from his house is allowed to go out from now on.
The officials of barangay Dasmariñas further said that they are willing to purchase important items for the politician and deliver them near his doorstep.
At the latter part of the said statement, Manny was told to be a good example to other people, especially since he is a high-ranking government official.
“Many of your colleagues in Senate have been identified to be COVID positive… For your own family and household’s safety, please have yourself self-quarantined, stay home. No one including any of your household can come out,” the letter wrote.
“If you need something, please call the barangay... We can procure things for you and send it to your doorstep… Please be a model example,” it added.
In a previous article by KAMI, Manny already turned over more than 50 thousand test kits from his good Chinese friend Jack Ma.
Manny Pacquiao is a famous athlete and politician in the Philippines. In 2016, he sought for a position in the Senate and he was successful in his first attempt.
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