- Aiko Melendez revealed that she tested negative for COVID-19 after experiencing symptoms
- The actress suffered from tonsilitis and colds, which have the same symptoms as the coronavirus
- She expressed her gratitude to the GMA 7 management that took care of her
- The network made sure Aiko is fit to work before they let the actress back into the taping
Aiko Melendez clarified on social media that she tested negative for COVID-19 and thanked GMA 7 for taking care of her.
After days of panic following a COVID-19 scare, Aiko revealed on her Facebook account that she tested negative for the virus. Instead, she suffered from tonsilitis and colds, which have similar symptoms to the coronavirus disease.
She also guaranteed that the Kapuso Network had made sure she is fit to work before she continued taping for “Prima Donnas”, the TV series she stars in.
“Don’t worry! Im all good! Tested negative! GMA management made sure, i was fit to work when they got my test, which was negative.
“I just had tonsilitis that’s why i lost my sense of taste plus i had colds. Nothing to worry guys! Im back to work. We also followed all the Protocols before i reported on the set. But id be lying if i say i did’nt panic! But thanks for all those who prayed for me (emoji)
“Appreciate all your concerns. I have been getting so many get well msgs thank you. I may not be able to reply all but pls know im reading them. And im in good hands with GMA. Im being babied here on the set. Just so blessed (emoji)”
The actress also expressed gratitude to those who took care of her while she was anxious about her health, especially the GMA team she works with.
“Thank you to my GMA family who took good care of me until i tested negative. (emoji) And to direk Tuding Alajar who is just like my 2nd mom on the set. Made sure to give me the proper meds and vitamins..”
“Negative Result! Tonsilitis kaya wlaa panlasa (emoji) times like this you’ll know who cares for me (emoji) To my family who i caused Anxiety! Ok na ako (emoji) and dun sa mga tao na dapat andun for me Salamat nalang (emoji)
“To GMA bosses for adjusting the scripts just for me able to rest! Salamat Mahal ko kayo (emoji)”
Aiko Melendez is a Filipina actress and politician. Her showbusiness started in the ‘80s when she became one of the “Regal babies”. She was a councilor for the 2nd District of Quezon City for nine years.
Recently, Aiko was caught in a controversy when she posted an alleged sentiment against G Tongi after the latter’s argument with Arnell Ignacio. The actress is known for being vocal about her thoughts. She also once left a comment on Maja Salvador’s post, which garnered reactions from netizens.
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