Corona Brought To ICU After ‘Walkout’

Hours after his so-called ‘walkout’ at the Senate during his impeachment trial, Chief Justice Renato Corona was brought to the intensive care unit of The Medical City hospital in Pasig midnight of Tuesday, May 22, reports said.

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Supreme Court spokesperson Jose Midas Marquez in a phonepatched interview on Wednesday, May 23 on ABS-CBN’s morning show “Umagang Kay Ganda (UKG)” said Corona was immediately taken to the ICU after tests conducted by his attending doctors showed that his “Troponin T level elevated.”

Marquez also revealed that the Chief Justice is diabetic and had a history of a heart bypass operation.

Marquez added that his boss spoke to him on the phone and said he wishes to appear at the impeachment trial Wednesday afternoon, but needs to secure clearance from his doctor.

The hospital is expected to release a medical bulletin on Wednesday at 8:00 AM.