SENATOR Bong Revilla was rushed to the hospital Tuesday after after contracting COVID-19, recently.
Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla confirmed that the senator "badly" needs hospital care.
"Father God pls help my husband. He is being rushed to the hospital. His latest X-ray shows that he has developed pneumonia and isolation in a regular facility is no longer ideal. Hospital care badly needed," the mayor said in her post in Social Media account.
On August 9, Revilla confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID- 19 but assured his supporters that he is doing well and that his wife, and their children are also fine and have tested negative for the disease.
“Nakakalungkot po na balita – I am COVID-19 positive. Pero huwag po kayo mag-alala, I am okay. Sila Lani at ang mga bata ay okay rin at sa awa ng Diyos, ay negative naman lahat,” Revilla said.