Hugh Jackman Tests With COVID-19 And Has Mild Symptoms

The actor is currently starring in a Broadway theater revival. Musical man

Thousands of people in and around New York positive result on COVID-19 this week and Hugh Jackman was one of them.

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Actor and Performer – Probably best known for his roles in films such as Greatest Showman and Wolverine – is a public health advocate who has used social media to share his commitment to coronavirus safety guidelines since the start of the pandemic.

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Hugh is often portrayed wearing masks in public, according to guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He is also fully vaccinated, and posted a photo of him on Instagram a few weeks ago of being boosted.

Hugh confirmed that he contracted COVID-19 in a short video that appeared on his Twitter and Instagram pages yesterday. Diagnosed shortly after Sutton Foster, his partner in a new Broadway production Musical man, test positive for respiratory infection.

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“Hello and good morning. So, I just wanted you to hear from me that I tested positive for Covid this morning, ”Hugh said in his recent social media video. The two-time Tony Award winner explained that he is currently experiencing mild symptoms and is in isolation while he recovers.

I just wanted you to hear it from me. I tested positive for covid. Mild symptoms, and as soon as I get rid of … I look forward to returning to the Winter Garden! @MusicManBway

@RealHughJackman / Via Twitter: @RealHughJackman

“My symptoms are like a cold: I have a sore throat and a slight runny nose, but I’m fine. And I’ll just do everything in my power to get better as soon as possible, “he noted, adding:” As soon as I am released, I will return to the stage … Please stay safe, be healthy, be kind. ” …

Musical man are suspending performances until January 1, and Hugh is set to return to the stage in five days. “I convey to you warm wishes for the New Year,” – wrote the production yesterday afternoon in the announcement of the schedule.

As the Omicron and Delta variants continue to facilitate transmission of COVID-19, cases are on the rise across the country. USA just reported average record weekly diagnoses, while approximately 1 in 50 New Yorkers have tested positive for the disease. The CDC says getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is the safest and most effective way to protect yourself and others from serious illness. Visit a health agency Web site To learn more.

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