An overseas Filipino worker and church leader based in Pattaya, Thailand have succumbed to multiple organ complications on Tuesday morning, August 3.
Elder Manny Manigbas, 59, reportedly contracted Covid-19 virus and was admitted to the hospital on July 8. While recovering from the respiratory illness, he developed pneumonia and weakened lungs. He also developed a kidney infection during his treatment.
On Monday, Manigbas was declared Covid-19 free and was in recovery process.
An update from the elder’s family on Facebook said his blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels were all within normal limits, but his lung condition remained critical.
However, at 7:45 on Tuesday morning, he was pronounced dead with severe pneumonia as the cause of death.
Elder Manny, who is from Rosario, Batangas, arrived in Thailand in 2003 and had been living in the kingdom for 18 years. While working as a teacher in Pattaya, he also served as one of the leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the province.
He is survived by his wife Marietta Gatongay Manigbas and their three children.
Any kind of help would be very appreciated, since the family’s finances have been depleted after nearly a month in the hospital.
You may send any amount to Mrs. Marietta’s account below for financial assistance.
- Marietta Gatongay Manigbas
- Kasikorn Bank: 3212596778
- Swift code: KASITHBK