Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso was rushed to the hospital on Sunday after testing positive for Covid-19.
The Manila Public Information Office (PIO) said Domagoso was immediately rushed to the Sta. Ana Hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19. He also complained of coughing, colds and body pains.
“Nakararamdam ako ng kaunting ubo, kaunting sipon. Masakit ang aking katawan ngayon (I had some coughing and colds. My body is hurting),” Domagoso said in a statement.
Domagoso assured his constituents that the Manila city government will continue its operations devoted to Covid-19, including administration of vaccines.
“Kapit lang. Tuloy ang buhay. Tuloy pa rin ang gobyerno sa Maynila. Umasa tayo, magtiwala tayo sa Diyos, makararaos din tayo (Hold on. Life will go on. The Manila city government will continue operatating. Let us be hop and trust in God. We will get past this),” he said.
The Manila PIO said Domagoso will continue his duties as city mayor even from the hospital.