outbrain
Close  

Bongbong gets tested for COVID-19 after returning from Spain ‘unwell’

/ 10:38 AM March 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — After arriving from Spain feeling “unwell,” former senator Bongbong Marcos had himself tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), his sister Senator Imee Marcos disclosed Thursday.

“He came back (from Spain) unwell. Finally got a test 2 nights ago, getting better at home,” she told reporters in a text message.

ADVERTISEMENT

Asked if the test she was referring to was for coronavirus disease, COVID-19, Marcos answered in the affirmative.

Reports circulated online that the former senator, son and namesake of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was confined in a hospital after returning from Spain, with some speculating that he tested positive for the disease.

FEATURED STORIES

“Wala pang result (No result yet). Mom (and I are) ok),” the lady senator said, referring to former first lady Imelda Marcos.

Spain is one of the battlegrounds for coronavirus disease in Europe, with hundreds of deaths in just a 24-hour period, a figure second only to Italy.

EDV

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bongbong Marcos, Coronavirus, COVID-19, disease, Imee Marcos, Nation, news
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.