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‘Iwas chismis’ Family of returning OFW prints tarp to announce he’s Covid-19 negative


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A post of a returning Filipino from Abu Dhabi has recently gone viral after his family printed a huge tarpaulin with a message that he tested negative for Covid-19. 

Returning OFW Rhape Salazar’s family members have posted the tarpaulin outside their house in an effort to evade ‘chismis’ and the stigma the comes with having the virus. 

His post has now over 300 shares and 200 comments as of this posting. Several news outlets have also featured his funny story. 

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