Broadway star Nick Cordero is in intensive care with pneumonia after a potential misdiagnosis

‘He isn’t allowed to eat or drink, he is very weak and having a hard time breathing’

Annie Lord@annielord8
Thursday 02 April 2020 08:30
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Broadway star Nick Cordero is unconscious in intensive care with pneumonia with his family fearing that he has coronavirus.

The 41-year-old Waitress musical actor was hospitalised last week with suspected pneumonia, but his wife Amanda Kloots fears he was misdiagnosed.

In an Instagram post on Tuesday (31 March), Amanda shared the news that Nick was “in the ICU and now unconscious” while they wait to find out if Cordero will test positive for COVID-19.

“Nick has been sick for awhile with what we were told last week was pneumonia. Unfortunately, we think he was misdiagnosed and we are waiting to hear if this is in fact COVID.

Sharing a black and white photo of her husband and their nine-month-old son, Elvis Eduardo, Kloots wrote: ”He is scared, in the ICU and now unconscious so his body can get enough oxygen. We are all trying to stay positive and strong knowing that he is in the best care.“

Kloots said that she is "not allowed there to visit" her husband, who she misses "terribly".

She continued: "Nick is scared too, this has gone from bad to worse.

“He isn’t allowed to eat or drink, he is very weak and having a hard time breathing.”

Kloots, who is a well-known fitness trainer, insisted that the rest of the family ”are feeling completely fine.“

She added: ”My hubby is fighting like a champ but this is serious. Please stay home everybody.

“Thank you to everyone who has been helping us so far – you know who are and you are all angels.”

Kloots shared details of Nick's hospitalisation on her Instagram story on Monday night (30 Match), saying that he has been “sick for a while.”

She continued: “He’s struggling a lot, but I’m keeping positive. We’re just hoping Nick pulls through this in this really hard time. It’s been really, really scary but I’m hopeful.”

For his role in Bullets Over Broadway, Cordero received the Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor.

He has also appeared in, A Bronx Tale and Rock of Ages.

Cordero has also featured on TV in Law & Order and Blue Bloods.


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