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Cebu City mayor hospitalized due to ‘slight pneumonia’

/ 08:06 PM May 31, 2021
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CEBU CITY — Mayor Edgardo Labella of this city on Monday confirmed that he is currently confined at a hospital because of “slight pneumonia.”

“In the spirit of transparency, I would like to inform everyone that during the weekend, I had a fever and was admitted to a hospital. After consultations and a series of tests, they found out that I have slight pneumonia,” he said in a post on Facebook.

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“I am due for discharge today but my doctor advised me to take time to rest,” he added.

It was not clear though if pneumonia of the mayor was COVID-19 related.

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The 70-year-old mayor said he will be on medical leave for three days.

Vice Mayor Michael Rama will serve as acting mayor of Cebu City.

JPV

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