Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) founder Cecile Guidote-Alvarez has been discharged from the hospital after recovering from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Lawyer Xilca Alvarez-Protacio, her daughter, shared the development in a report on “24 Oras” on Monday.
Cecile Guidote-Alvarez was reported to be in critical condition along with her husband former Senator Heherson Alvarez.
The former lawmaker was scheduled to undergo plasma therapy but he died of COVID-19 on Monday.
According to the Department of Agrarian Reform, which the former Senator previously headed, the couple were intubated in a Manila hospital.
Alvarez-Protacio said, in a statement on April 6, that her mom was already extubated and breathing comfortably while her dad was in the intensive care unit during that time.
PDP-Laban executive director Ron Munsayac confirmed the passing of former Senator Alvarez.
Malacanang also expressed condolences to the Alvarez family./Stacy Ang