Ex-Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim Dies of COVID-19
ALFREDO LIM – Rolando Lim, the son of the former Manila Mayor, spoke on the death of his father due to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to more than two thousand deaths in the Philippines and more than half a million across the globe. The effect of this coronavirus disease has different extent.
Some coronavirus patients hardly show symptoms of sickness while others are in critical condition. It was late January 2020 when the first case of the disease in the country was recorded.
Currently, PH is still under community quarantine measures. Social distancing and the wearing of a face mask also became protocols to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Several prominent personalities contracted COVID-19. One of them is former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim.
Lim was confined to the hospital. Prayers flooded for the former Manila Mayor from his family, relatives, friends, and supporters. Sadly, on Saturday, he died.
Rolando Lim, the son of former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim, spoke about the death of his father due to COVID-19. Speaking to Teleradyo, he revealed that his father’s condition started with a simple cough.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Rolando stressed that his father is on a good physical condition so no one really expected that he’ll die of COVID-19. According to him, his 90-year-old father is really disciplined when it comes to his body.
“Iba ang disiplina niya sa sarili niya, sa katawan niya kaya marami talagang nagulat nung masabing nagkasakit siya,” Rolando said.
According to the report, the former Manila Mayor initially thought it was just a mild and ordinary cough. He did not mind it.
Rodolfo said that there are speculations that his father contracted the disease from the household helpers who go out to buy for their food. His partner was also infected by it and she’s still in the hospital.
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