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Harvey Weinstein is ‘doing effectively’ after coronavirus diagnosis

Harvey Weinstein is nonetheless in isolation and “doing effectively” at an upstate New York jail after being recognized with coronavirus, a supply mentioned.

The disgraced film mogul “is respiratory on his personal” and has proven no signs of the doubtless lethal bug on the Wende Correctional Facility close to Buffalo, the supply mentioned.

Weinstein, 68, examined constructive for the virus on Saturday.

It’s believed Weinstein was contaminated at Rikers Island, the place he was briefly locked up earlier than being transferred upstate final Wednesday, an official had instructed The Publish.

Weinstein is serving a 23-year sentence for raping an aspiring actress and sexually abusing a TV and movie manufacturing assistant. He was convicted final month.

Following his March 11 sentencing, Weinstein was examined for the coronavirus at Bellevue Hospital after creating a cough. That take a look at got here again unfavourable, a supply had mentioned.

He was then despatched to Rikers final Monday, and stored in quarantine for “a couple of days” earlier than his switch to Wende, in line with the supply.

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