Sen. Bong Revilla’s Wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, and Their Children Tested for COVID-19
BONG REVILLA – Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. revealed the COVID-19 test result of his wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, and their children.
The Philippines is one of the nations with increasing cases of COVID-19 amid the global pandemic now. There are over 200 countries and territories affected by the pandemic.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this pandemic may be a long-term battle and countries must not put down their guards early to prevent the 2nd wave of the pandemic. Even WHO was alarmed by how rapid the infection spread across the globe.
In PH, a total of 129,913 cases of coronavirus were recorded by the Department of Health (DOH) as of this writing. The death toll is at 2,270 while 67,673 patients have already recovered.
The COVID-19 cases in the Philippines include health workers who have contracted the disease in the line of their duties, government officials, and prominent personalities in the different fields.
In the Senate, another lawmaker has tested positive for COVID-19. It is the fourth case in the said government chamber.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Senator Bong Revilla confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19. He and his wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, tested for coronavirus and as well as their children.
The Revilla family took the COVID-19 test after a member of their household was infected by the disease. According to the report, Sen. Bong Revilla tested positive for coronavirus while his wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, and their children tested negative.
The Senator clarified that he and his family isolated themselves after they tested for COVID-19. He expressed his gratitude to everyone praying for his recovery.
“Kasama ang inyong mga dasal, at sa grasya ng Panginoon, makakaraos at malalampasan din natin ito. Ngayon pa lang, salamat po sa inyong mga panalangin. Thank you for your prayers,” he expressed.
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