COVID-19 hits former President Joseph Estrada | Inquirer News

COVID-19 hits former President Joseph Estrada

/ 07:28 AM March 29, 2021
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Former president and Manila mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada

MANILA, Philippines — Former President Joseph Estrada has tested positive for COVID-19, his son, former Senator Jinggoy Estrada said on Monday.

“Nais ko pong ipaalam sa inyo na ang aking ama, na si dating pangulong Joseph Estrada, ay isinugod namin sa ospital kagabi sa kadahilanan ng panghihina ng kanyang katawan,” Estrada said in a Facebook post.


(I want to inform you that my father, former President Joseph Estrada, was rushed to hospital last night due to body weakness.)


Sa aking mga kababayan,Nais ko pong ipaalam sa inyo na ang aking ama , na si dating pangulong Joseph Estrada, ay…

Posted by JE Estrada on Sunday, March 28, 2021

“Na-diagnose na po siya na positibo sa covid 19,” he added.

(He was diagnosed to be positive for COVID-19.)

The former president, who also served as Manila mayor, was last listed in  stable condition, according to his son.

Estrada’s other children likewise announced the news over Twitter and asked for prayers for their father.

“Please pray for my father who has tested positive for COVID-19 and was rushed to the hospital. Please pray for all those who are likewise fighting this virus,” said former Senator JV Ejercito.


“Our dad, former president Joseph Estrada, tested positive for COVID-19. He’s now confined in a hospital and is in stable condition. Please pray for his recovery and the recovery of everyone affected by the virus,” Jake Ejercito said in another tweet.


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