FORMER president Joseph Ejercito Estrada has fully recovered from his bout with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and pneumonia, and and discharged from the hospital on Monday afternoon.
“Hindi ko po mabigkas kung papaano ko ipapaabot ang taos pusong pasasalamat sa inyong pagdasal sa aking kalagayan (I don’t know how to express my heartfelt gratitude to those who prayed for my condition),” Estrada said in a video that was shared by former senator “Jose” Jinggoy Estrada.
“We would like to express our gratitude to his doctors for their expertise and care,” Jinggoy said on Facebook.
Jinggoy’s half-brother, former senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito also expressed his gratitude to well-wishers.
“Thank you everyone for the prayers and well wishes when my father was hospitalized and in critical condition,” he said on Twitter. “Your prayers worked wonders!”
The former president was rushed to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on March 28, 2021 and was tested positive for Covid-19.His condition worsened and needed the aid of a ventilator after getting a bout with pneumonia. However, the former president slowly recovered and looked like he was ready to be discharged from the hospital over the weekend. SOVEREIGNPH