De Lima asks for prayers for 89-year-old mom critical with COVID-19
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila de Lima on Wednesday appealed for prayers after her mother tested positive for COVID-19 and was in critical condition.
“My 89-year old Mom, who tested positive for COVID-19 three weeks ago, is now in critical condition in our local hospital in Iriga City. Her cardio-pulmonary systems [are] now failing. I ask for prayers,” she wrote in a letter from Camp Crame.
“Please God…” she added.
My 89-year old Mom, who tested positive for COVID-19 three weeks ago, is now in critical condition in our local hospital…
De Lima, a former justice secretary, has been in jail for almost five years for drug charges that her camp said were “trumped up.”
She is seeking reelection in the 2022 national elections.
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