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Returning Sen. Jinggoy Estrada Gives Update on Condition of Former Sen. Enrile Now

JINGGOY ESTRADA – The returning Senator gave an update on the condition of former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile now in the hospital.

Although the COVID-19 virus visibly does not exempt anyone, it is known to the public that minors and the elderly ones are more susceptible to getting infected. Recently, in the Philippines, higher daily cases compared to those logged in the previous weeks hit the record.

The Department of Health (DOH) previously warned that the quarantine measure may be changed in case the cases will continue increasing and the hospital utilization rate would go up. One of those who was recently diagnosed with COVID-19 is former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile.

Enrile, through a social media post, confirmed that he was diagnosed with mild COVID-19 pneumonia. He had no chills and discomfort except for coughing. He stressed that he is not going to die yet thus his critics and enemies must not celebrate.

Jinggoy Estrada
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Returning Senator Jinggoy Estrada who will begin another term in the Senate has asked former Sen. Juan Ponce “Manong Johnny” Enrile to be his adviser as the incoming chairman of the Senate Committee on National Defense. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, he recently spoke about the condition of the former Senator who is still in the hospital now.

Juan Ponce Enrile

According to returning Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Enrile assured him that he is in a stable condition. The former Senator continues to recover from COVID-19 and is looking forward to being discharged from the hospital.

Based on the report, Enrile assured Estrada of his willingness to help him as chairman of the Senate Committee on National Defense. According to him, the 98-year-old former Senator who has also served as the Secretary of Justice “is very sharp” despite his old age. He stressed that his only problems are his sense of hearing and his poor eyesight.

“Talagang he knows everything from A to Z,” the incoming Senator said.

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