If you’ve been following the story, you know that Broadway star Nick Cordero has had quite a battle with the coronavirus. Since his early April hospitalization, he’s had his leg amputated, been put in a medically induced coma, and had a temporary pacemaker implanted after developing an irregular heartbeat.
Now, according to his wife Amanda, he’s had yet another setback:
“He went into a little bit of septic shock, and the cause of that was some infection in his lungs,” she explained. “So they went in and completely cleaned out his lungs.”
She said this latest complication “kind of came out of nowhere,” but that
“He is back to feeling better, he’s resting, the antibiotics are hopefully kicking in,” she said.
via Page Six:
On Monday, she told fans her husband would be unable to come off a ventilator after developing a fever in the early morning. She said at the time that doctors were conducting tests to find the source of the fever.
“They are going to set aside the ventilator removal until they get this under control,” she said Monday.
“We think the virus is out of his system and now we’re just dealing with recovery and getting his body back from all the repercussions of the virus,” Kloots said at the time.
Fingers crossed. Hopefully he’ll be back on track and back on stage soon.