FORMER president Joseph Ejercito Estrada was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), his children announced on Monday.

“Please pray for my father who has tested positive for Covid-19 and was rushed to the hospital,” former senator Joseph Victor “JV”Ejercito said on Twitter.

“Please pray for all those who are likewise fighting this virus,” he added.

Former senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada confirmed on Facebook that his father was in the hospital.

He said that the former mayor of San Juan City and Manila is in stable condition.