Michael V. confined in hospital due to dengue
In the latest Instagram post of Bitoy he thanked all those who prayed and donated blood when they appealed for donations. He said if all things go well he might be allowed to gohome already tomorrow and have a week bed rest.
Comedian and TV host Michael V., also known as Bitoy, has been confined in St. Luke’s Medical Center Quezon City since August 14. The perpetrator: dengue.
In an urgent bid to look for blood donors, friends from the industry like Asia’s Songbird Regine Velazquez and singer-songwriter husband Ogie Alcasid have turned to social media. Regine tweeted “Hi guys, our dear friend Bitoy is in need of blood. If you are type B+ please go to st Luke’s QC. Please we need your help. Thank you”
Meanwhile, Ogie posted a photo of Michael V. on the hospital bed, saying “Get well my dearest bro!! In Jesus name, you will be healed and be up and about. Love you”
Bitoy and Ogie’s friendship goes back to their early years in showbiz
Bitoy has been receiving a flood of get-well-soon messages from friends and fans. He has also thanked friends who have been helping with the search for donors. In a message via Instagram, the comedian said “your prayers are very welcome. In God’s grace, I’ll let you know as soon as my condition gets better.”