Former film producer Harvey Weinstein, sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual abuse and rape, is in isolation with more than 38.3 degrees of fever, something that doctors believe is due to him being infected with the coronavirus.
As reported on Tuesday by the entertainment website TMZ, Weinstein is not in good condition and suffers from various symptoms, some of which, the outlet insists, point to a coronavirus infection.
The TMZ sources, which he does not name, point out that the COVID-19 test has been carried out on one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood, and that they are still waiting for the results, but given his symptoms, some “very serious ”, The doctors have decided to isolate it.
In the event of a positive result, he will be transferred to Wende Maximum Security Prison Hospital in upstate New York, where he is serving his sentence.
Last March, information was leaked indicating a possible Weinstein infection, but the diagnosis was never confirmed
Weinstein, 68, suffers from several major health problems and underwent heart surgery last March in a prison hospital in the Big Apple where he had been since February 24, when the jury found him guilty of two sex crimes .
During the trial, he showed a serious decline in his condition, and needed a walker to get around due to back problems. In addition, he suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure.