Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. is now in recovery after testing positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The actor-politician confirmed the news on his official Facebook page yesterday, August 24. He said he will continue his treatment at home.
"Great news po! The doctors have cleared me for discharge. I am so excited to go home. Hindi pa po tapos ang aking pagpapagaling, but they said I am strong and well enough to continue treatment at home," he wrote in the caption.
Thank You, God for Your unending love and care. Great news po! The doctors have cleared me for discharge. I am so...Posted by Ramon Bong Revilla, Jr. on Monday, August 24, 2020
"Again, maraming, maraming salamat po sa inyong mga panalangin. Sobrang nakakataba ng puso ang inyong mga ipinarating na dasal at mga words of encouragement and well wishes. I cannot thank all of you enough," he added.
Sen. Bong announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 last August 9.
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He was rushed to the hospital on August 18 after developing pneumonia while in isolation.
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