China News Service, April 9 (Xinhua), according to the "Philippine Star" reported that the Philippine Education Minister Leonor Briones (Leonor Briones) new crown virus test was positive.

Briones said in a statement issued by the Ministry of Education that she received the test results in the late afternoon of the 8th.

She claimed that she had no symptoms. Body temperature was measured three times a day and remained normal. Currently in isolation.

Earlier, on the evening of March 31, the Minister of the Interior of the Philippines, Eduardo Arnold, issued a statement saying that his new coronavirus test was positive, the first cabinet minister in the Philippines to be diagnosed with the new coronavirus.