Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago was rushed to the Makati Medical Center on Monday after complications from her stage four lung cancer started to resurface.
In a post on the senator's official Facbook account, her husband Narciso "Jun" Santiago said that the senator is currently recuperating at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the said medical facility.
He added that Santiago was transferred to the ICU on Tuesday night although he assured her supporters that she is now in stable condition and was her usual humorous self.
Jun also said that for now, the hospital is not allowing visitors or gifts such as flowers.
However, he relayed Santiago’s gratitude to her family, friends and supporters and asked them to continue praying for the senator’s quick recovery.
Santiago recently extended her medical leave in the Senate citing anorexia after losing the elections to presidential frontrunner and now President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.
Photo from Miriam Defensor-Santiago's official Facebook account