American producer Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a sentence in prison for rape and sexual harassment, recovered from coronavirus disease COVID-19. On it informs TV channel Fox News , citing his representative Jude Engelmeyer.
According to him, Weinstein has been isolated for 14 days. On whether the symptoms of the disease from a producer, Engelmeier said.
That convicted American producer contracted the coronavirus, the management of the institution announced March 23 – Weinstein test for coronavirus was positive. The administration expects that Weinstein could have been infected during his stay in Rikers.
On February 24 in new York jury found Weinstein guilty of criminal sexual assault against one woman and raping another. The prosecution based on the testimony of former assistant producer Miriam (Mimi) Haley, who said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex in 2006, and the testimony of actress Jessica Mann. Recent claims that Weinstein had raped her in 2013.
On March 11 the court based on a jury sentenced a 67-year-old Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison.
In early March it was reported that Weinstein had surgery on the heart. According to data from the world health organization, patients with heart disease are at risk for diseases coronavirus infection.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the who announced the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The total number of infected coronavirus infection in the world as on the morning of April 10 reached 1 601 984. This is evidenced by the American Johns Hopkins University that tracks the spread of the disease. Of the bottom 95 731 died, 355 066 recovered.