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COVID positive Gordon now in hospital, initial tests indicate pneumonia

/ 03:28 PM July 29, 2021
COVID-19 Gordon now in hospital COVID-19

Sen. Richard Gordon on his way to the Makati Medical Center. Photo from Sen. Gordon’s Twitter account.

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Richard Gordon, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, is now being treated in a hospital after initial tests indicated pneumonia.

Gordon’s office said the senator, who is also the chairman of the Philippine Red Cross, was admitted to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) Wednesday night “upon the advice of his physician.”

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He will undergo observation and further testing related to COVID-19, it added.

“Initial COVID-19 panel test results and high-resolution chest CT-scan findings indicate COVID pneumonia,” his office’s statement read.

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“Sen. Gordon is being treated accordingly and will remain MMC until further notice,” his office’s statement read.

Gordon, in a tweet Wednesday, thanked all those who offered prayers for him.

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