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Former broadcaster Jay Sonza incorrectly claimed that a daughter of Vice President Leni Robredo skipped community quarantine after arriving from abroad and later testing positive for COVID-19.

Refuting Sonza’s claim, Robredo said in a Jan. 5 Facebook post: “Wala po itong katotohanan ito. Sinasadya na lang talaga magsinungaling dahil may mga napapaniwala (There is no truth to this. They deliberately lie because they know there are those who believe them).”

Statement

On the morning of Dec. 31, 2021, Sonza posted a message addressed to a certain “Madam,” apparently referring to the vice president:

“Sabi mo Madam, dapat walang palakasan. Bakit iyong anak mong dumating derecho sa bahay, hindi dumaan sa Quarantine Protocol?”
(Madam, you said no one should be exempted. Why did your child who came back (from abroad) go straight to your house and not undergo quarantine protocol?)

Source: Jay Sonza official Facebook account, Sabi mo Madam, dapat walang palakasan,.. (perma.cc), Dec. 31, 2021

Fact

Multiple social media posts and videos prove that Robredo and her three daughters observed separate quarantine isolation procedures.

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