Comedian Donita Rose is the latest celebrity who tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
According to the 41-year-old TV host of “Wowowin” in an interview on GMA News, he wasn’t surprised when he received the swab test result. That’s because prior to the examination, he has had fever with headache for a week, then diarrhea, coughing, until it became hard for him to breathe.
Donita added he hasn’t been working on the Willie Revillame show for weeks when the symptoms manifested. The host immediately offered help, he said.
The comedian reminded people to be more careful and not be complacent especially in the time of pandemic.
“Mag-isa akong lumalaban dito ngayon, as in wala akong kasama,” said he, who,as of writing, is confined in the emergency room of a hospital.
Earlier, comedy actor Michael V also tested positive for COVID-19.
Christopher de Leon, Iza Calzado, Sylvia Sanchez, and journalist Howie Severino were also positive for COVID-19 but have all recovered.
As of press time, there are 82,040 confirmed cases in the Philippines. Out of this number, 26,446 recovered while the death toll at 1,945.