Gregorio “Gigo” De Guzman, the son of OPM icon Claire dela Fuente, who passed away March 30, revealed in a recent interview his mom was diagnosed COVID-19 positive only last week.

Gigo told ABS-CBN News however, she died not because of the virus but “from cardiac arrest that was believed to be … cause[ed by] stress and anxiety” as based on the family doctor’s report.

Gigo and Claire (Robert Requintina)

He added his mother was also suffering from hypertension and diabetes. 

The chef also admitted to currently undergoing quarantine measures after being diagnosed COVID-19 positive.

Gigo is Claire’s son with husband Moises “Boy” de Guzman, who passed away in 2006 due to cancer.

They have another son, Gracielo. 

Source: Manila Bulletin (