Bongbong ‘slowly getting better’ after contracting COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 06:05 PM April 01, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — After putting to rest speculations about his health after contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos on Wednesday said on Twitter that he is “slowly getting better.”

Marcos made his remark as Foreign Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. commented on the former’s post about COVID-19


Locsin expressed his well wishes for Marcos’ speedy recovery. “Sorry to hear about your illness. Pray for you. You’re a strong guy; you’ll make it,” the top diplomat said.

Marcos acknowledged Locsin’s greeting and gave an update about his health.

“Thanks Sec! The test was over a week ago but the results just came out,” Marcos replied. “In the meantime, I’ve been slowly getting better. Not long now we’ll open a fine bottle of wine. Stay safe please!”


The former senator’s spokesperson. Atty. Vic Rodriguez, previously announced that Marcos was positive for the viral disease.

Before this, his sister, Senator Imee Marcos, bared that he felt “unwell” from his trip in Spain, which prompted him to get tested for COVID-19.


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