MANILA, March 27 (CNN) - Philippines Armed Forces Chief Felimon Santos Jr. has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to CNN Philippines.

Santos has been on home quarantine since March 24 after coming into contact with a senior officer who had tested positive for the virus. Santos received his results Thursday night and informed the Secretary of Defense Delfin Lorenzana, CNN Philippines reported.

There are 707 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Philippines, and 45 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins.