Ex-President Joseph Estrada, Positive for COVID, is Hospitalized: Son

He is in stable condition, according to Sen. Jinggoy Estrada
FILE PHOTO: Former Philippine president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada waves to photographers as he leaves Veterans Memorial Medical center in Manila on Dec. 22, 2013.
Photo/s: Noel Celis/AFP

Former President Joseph Estrada was hospitalized and diagnosed with COVID-19, according to his eldest son, former Senator Jinggoy Estrada.

Estrada, who is turning 84 on April 19, is weak but in stable condition, the young Estrada said on Facebook.

The Estrada family is appealing for prayers, said the former senator.

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The former president has kept a low profile since losing his reelection bid for Manila mayor to Isko Moreno, his former vice mayor.

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