Former Dauis Mayor Victor Bolos passed away at the age of 80 at dawn on Monday.
His grandson ex-officio Provincial Board (PB) Member and Sangguniang Kabataan provincial federated president Christian Victor Bolos III confirmed on Tuesday that the former town chief executive succumbed to a respiratory ailment.
Victor died at the Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital (GCGMH) in Tagbilaran City where patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) are being admitted amid the coronavirus disease (COVID) 2019 pandemic.
He was admitted at the hospital for 10 days prior to his death.
“Ang iyang lungs napuno og tubig mao naglisod og ginhawa, unya mura’g di siya kaayo mangihi” said Christian.
Christian however noted that his grandfather tested negative for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction test.
Victor had recently returned home from Cebu where he underwent surgery.
He was quarantined upon arriving in Bohol and was tested for COVID-19.
Victor who was mayor of Dauis for one term from 2001 to 2014 will be buried at his final resting place on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the PB has expressed its condolences to the Bolos family.
The legislative body also mourned the death of Carmen Police Station chief Jodel Torregosa who also passed away due to a respiratory ailment on Saturday last week. (R. Tutas)