Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos has tested positive for the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), his spokesperson confirmed.
According to Atty. Victor Rodriguez, Bongbong’s spokesperson, the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos received his result from the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine (RITM) on March 28.
Additionally, Rodriguez said he was getting better while being treated in an isolation area.
“Gumaganda na ang kondisyong pangkalusugan ni dating Sen. Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr. makaraang ihayag sa resulta ng clinical test na isinagawa ng Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) na siya’y positibo sa CoVid19,” his spokesperson said.
His spokesperson confirmed this news days after Imee, Bongbong’s sister, said that his brother came back unwell after a trip to Spain.
Rodriguez also said that the former senator is following health protocol and is seeking treatment. Moreover, even the spokesperson is also in isolation.
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