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Ex-President Estrada on Ventilator as COVID Worsens, Says Son

He's still in the ICU.
by Arianne Merez
Just now
Photo/s: Noel Celis/AFP

Former President Joseph Estrada's COVID pneumonia has "worsened," prompting the need for a mechanical ventilator, his eldest son said Tuesday.

The 83-year-old Estrada, who was placed under intensive care late Sunday, needed a mechanical ventilator due to the "resulting increase in oxygen requirement," said former senator Jinggoy Estrada.

"Yesterday, my father’s condition suffered a setback as his pneumonia worsened," the younger Estrada said.

"My father has always been a fighter and I hope that with the help of your prayers he will win this battle," he added.

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