Rest in peace: Vico Sotto’s driver dies due to COVID-19; Sotto gets quarantined

Rest in peace: Vico Sotto’s driver dies due to COVID-19; Sotto gets quarantined

- Vico Sotto is undergoing quarantine due to close contact with a person who contracted COVID-19

- Sotto canceled all of his face-to-face meetings and appointments

- The Mayor also confirmed the earlier reports that his driver passed away due to COVID-19

- During quarantine, Sotto will be attending meetings through Viber or Zoom

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto is under quarantine due to close contact with a person who contracted COVID-19.

He also got emotional while confirming the earlier reports that his driver and friend passed away due to COVID-19.

Rest in peace: Vico Sotto’s driver dies due to COVID-19; Sotto gets quarantined
Image: Vico Sotto
Source: Facebook

For this reason, Sotto canceled all of his face-to-face meetings and appointments. In the meantime, Sotto is planning to attend meetings online.

The result of Sotto’s COVID-19 test has yet to be released. He assured the public that he and his driver tried their best in observing health protocols but the latter still got infected by the virus.

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“Kasalakuyan, ako po ay naka-quarantine. Nag COVID-19 test na rin po ako…
“Hindi muna ako makakapasok sa trabaho at kina-cancel ko muna ang mga appointment at meeting. Kung maaari ay via Viber at Zoom muna…
“Noong nakaraang Biyernes ay nawalan po tayo ng matalik na kaibigan dahil sa COVID-19. Siya po yung driver ko kaya talagang close contact ako… Nakikiramay po tayo sa pamilya ni Kuya Vener at sa kanyang mga kaibigan… Wednesday po kami huling nagkita bago siya isugod sa ospital,” the mayor said on Facebook.

Here is Sotto's viral video:

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On Facebook, many netizens expressed their concern for the mayor and prayed that his COVID-19 test result will be negative. They also sent condolences to the family of his driver.

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Here are some of their reactions:

“Prayers for negative test result. Pasiguenos let’s ALL follow the minimum health protocols EVERYWHERE, ALL THE TIME. That is our BIGGEST share to help our city.”
“I'm sorry to hear about the demise of your driver-friend.”
“Condolences to the family of your driver, kuya Vener. Praying for you and your team that none of you will get the virus.”
“Be safe po Mayor and maintain distancing always jus to be sure. Praying for you always.”

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Vico Sotto is the current mayor of Pasig City. He has become famous for being a hard-working, innovative, and honest politician. The young politician is the son of former couple Vic Sotto and Coney Reyes.

Months ago, Vice President Leni Robredo expressed her deep admiration for Mayor Vico. She lauded the Pasig City mayor and his staff for being pro-active and hands-on with their initiatives.

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He also earned praises from the public by lending his own blood amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Vico Sotto also encouraged others to donate blood as well because this can help save lives. Vic Sotto and Coney Reyes are surely super proud of their politician son!

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