Lani Mercado goes viral for mistakenly calling coronavirus disease as ‘COVID-14’

Lani Mercado goes viral for mistakenly calling coronavirus disease as ‘COVID-14’

- Lani Mercado has recently gone viral on social media for her online live video

- After sharing information regarding the COVID-19 situation of Bacoor City, Mercado made a mistake

- She mistakenly referred to the coronavirus disease as “COVID-14” instead of “COVID-19”

- The incident immediately spread on social media and it became trending on Twitter with over 36,000 tweets

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Actress-turned-politician Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla went viral on social media after she made an online live video regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in their area.

KAMI learned that in the last few seconds of her video, Lani committed a mistake and it became trending on Twitter and Facebook.

In her Facebook Live video, Lani mistakenly referred to the coronavirus disease as “COVID-14” instead of “COVID-19.”

“Ako po si Lani Mercado-Revilla na nagsasabi po sa ating lahat na sama-sama, tulong-tulong laban po sa COVID-14," Lani said.

"Tayo po ay mag-Bayanihan. We heal as one. Maraming maraming salamat po sa inyo. Manatili po kayo sa inyong mga tahanan. Manalangin po tayo ngayong Mahal na Araw,” she added.

You may watch the viral incident at the 13:10 mark of the video:

The “COVID-14” became trending on Twitter with 36,400 tweets as of posting time.

Lani Mercado goes viral for mistakenly calling coronavirus disease as ‘COVID-14’

Screenshot from Twitter
Source: Twitter

Here are some of the tweets of the netizens:

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As of April 7, 2020, the Bacoor City has a total of 27 confirmed COVID-19 cases. There were 7 fatalities and 4 recoveries reported.

Lani Mercado-Revilla is the wife of actor and Senator Bong Revilla. She previously served at the House of Representatives as the Representative of Cavite’s 2nd district.

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