MANILA — With the surge of cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines, showbiz personalities have not been spared.
A number announced testing positive for the disease, while others had belated confirmations after their deaths.
Recoveries among them, too, have fortunately been counted, including an instance of a subsequent test resulting negative.
Here's a list of showbiz personalities who confirmed positive for COVID-19, with updates on their status as new details come in:
CHRISTOPHER DE LEON, 63
MENGGIE COBARRUBIAS, 66
IZA CALZADO, 37
SYLVIA SANCHEZ, 48
NIÑA JOSE, 31
- Announced testing positive, along with her mayor-husband Cezar Quiambao, on April 1
- Reported recovery in same announcement
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LEILA BENITEZ, 89