Arjo, Ria Atayde give update on parents’ health status

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Celebrity siblings Ria and Arjo Atayde updated their fans on the health status of their parents Sylvia Sanchez and Art Atayde, who were infected with COVID-19.

Using their Instagram accounts, Ria and Arjo expressed their utmost gratitude to everyone for their overwhelming love and support amid this trying time.

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“Although it is difficult and anxiety-inducing knowing that both our parents are positive with COVID-19, all the well wishes and get well soon messages have definitely uplifted our family — especially them,” they said.

The two stars said their mom and dad are slowly getting better one week after they underwent isolation and took swab tests.

“Although it’s taking longer than their usual recovery time, we are happy to see them with their spirits still high,” they said.

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Ria and Arjo were also glad to have learned “that no one that they have come in contact with before the quarantine and no one else here at home are showing symptoms.”

Arjo, Ria Atayde give update on parents’ health status

“Please all stay safe, healthy, take your vitamins and stay at home if you have the option,” they said at the end of their post.

Actress Sylvia Sanchez revealed Tuesday that she and her husband Art Atayde tested positive of pandemic COVID-19.

In a Facebook post, Sylvia said that she and her husband were brought to Cardinal Santos because they were experiencing chills, cough, and shortness of breath. All of which are symptoms of the deadly coronavirus.

“We were made to take the covid-19 swab test and since then, Art and I have self-isolated. A week later, we finally received the results and we both came out positive for COVID19,” she said.

She requested all of the people she had close contact with before the enhanced community quarantine. She also asked them to monitor themselves for any symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough, fever, LBM, and sore throat.

Sanchez is the third ABS-CBN star who got infected with COVID-19. Veteran actor Christopher de Leon and actress Iza Calzado were first to acquire the virus. Both already recovered and were discharged from the hospital.

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