Days after announcing the confirmation of being tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Sorsogon 2nd District Rep. Ditas Ramos has passed away today.
“It is with sadness that we just found out that our dear colleague, Rep. Maria Bernadita ‘Ditas’ Ramos of the 2nd district of Sorsogon has passed away,” House Deputy Majority Leader Xavier Jesus Romualdo announced in the plenary session.
However, the cause of her death was not mentioned.
Members of the House of Representatives offered prayers to Ditas.
Earlier, House Secretary-General Jose Luis Montales announced that Ramos tested positive for COVID-19.
“We received word that Cong. Ditas Ramos has tested positive for COVID-19. She developed symptoms and got tested in the province,” Montales said in a statement.