Nick Cordero: Broadway star’s wife Amanda Kloots shares ‘good news’ amid coronavirus battle

Actor awoke from his coma last week

Isobel Lewis
Tuesday 19 May 2020 08:43
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Amanda Kloots shares update on Nick Cordero's health

Amanda Kloots, the wife of Broadway star Nick Cordero, has shared a positive update on the Tony Award winner’s recovery from coronavirus.

In a post shared on her Instagram Story on Monday (18 May), Kloots explained that Cordero was showing signs of improvement since first waking up from his coronavirus-induced coma last week.

“So guys, I just got off the phone with the doctor, and there was a little bit of good news,” she said.

“They pulled out less secretions today from Nick’s lungs than the last time they cleaned him out. So, that is great news, just because any time they go in there and there’s less than before, it’s good.

“So, I’m gonna take that, and I’m gonna run with it tonight, and I’m gonna celebrate that small win,” she continued.

Cordero was admitted to hospital on 30 March after being diagnosed with pneumonia, testing positive for coronavirus and being put on a ventilator just two days later.

The actor then faced a number of complications, including septic shock and two “mini strokes”.

After being fitted with a temporary pacemaker, he suffered from blood clotting which meant his right leg had to be amputated.

Last week Kloots, who has a 10-month-old son with the stage performer, confirmed that Cordero had awoken from his coma and was responsive but very weak.

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