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Harvey Weinstein isolated in jail for “serious” COVID-19 symptoms

Film producer Harvey Weinstein, sentenced to 23 years in prison for sex crimes, is in isolation with symptoms of COVID-19

The 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 having been infected with coronavirus.

As reported 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.

TMZ sources, which he does not name, indicate that he has been COVID-19 test to the one who was one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood, and who are still waiting for the results, but given his symptoms, some “very serious“The doctors have decided to isolate it.

In case of a positive result, it will be transferred to the hospital from Wende Maximum Security Prison, upstate New York, where he is serving his sentence.

Last March, information indicating a possible Weinstein infection was leaked, 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.

On March 11, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison in New York for rape and sexual assault on two women after a trial that gave voice to his victims and cemented the demands of the feminist movement of the #MeToo, which catalyzed his scandal.

With information from .