LOS ANGELES — Mel Gibson spent a week at a Los Angeles hospital in April after testing positive for COVID-19, his representative said Friday.
The 64-year-old actor and manager has fully recovered and is doing”good” by this rep. He said Gibson has examined negative” several times” since then.
Gibson is the most up-to-date in a long series of high profile figures to go public using coronavirus investigations and recoveries such as Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, George Stephanopoulos, and also the singer Pink.
For many individuals, the new coronavirus causes moderate or mild symptoms, like cough and fever which clean up in two to three months. For many, particularly older adults and people with present wellness troubles, it may lead to more severe illness and even be deadly.
The U.S. has over 4 million known instances of this coronavirus, with over 140,000 deaths, based on statistics published by Johns Hopkins University.