Actor-politician Richard Gomez has recently been revealed to have tested positive for COVID-19.

As reported on GMA News, the Ormoc City Mayor confirmed the news recently, saying that he may have been infected from multiple people due to his work as a mayor.


In a message about his condition, Gomez expressed, “I will be okay. I will need a lot of rest and will have to be in isolation until I’m better. I will go back to work as soon as doctors will give the clearance.”

“I ask everyone to continue to be vigilant and safe,” he added. The “Three Words to Forever” star also assured that he has a mild and manageable symptom.

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Richard Gomez has been working hard for Ormoc City prior to his diagnosis
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Gomez has been mayor of Ormoc City since 2016

(Photo Source: Richard Gomez Instagram)