When Bravo producer Andy Cohen introduced he had coronavirus, followers and pals wished him a speedy restoration.
The Watch What Happens Live host made the announcement on Instagram, which produced a wide range of responses. While most individuals had nothing however love for Cohen, his announcement sparked a dialog about whether or not or not celebrities are being examined at a sooner price than different Americans.
Cohen shared he was looking for a coronavirus test on March 19. “Worth noting there isn’t any real way to get your hands on a Corona Test in Manhattan. How is this possible?” he tweeted. A fan responded, “Its not meant for you to get your hands on one. If you have symptoms you make a call and then they tell you where you can get tested.”
But Cohen insisted he wasn’t having the simplest time acquiring a check. “That’s not true dude. I spent two hours on hold with the number yesterday and they simply took my Info and said they will call back but could be a couple days. My dr does not have access to tests either.”
Fans marvel how celebrities appear to get examined sooner
Quite a lot of individuals have commented that it seems rich people or celebrities are in a position to get examined whereas most of the people has to attend. “Because a bunch of celebrities with minimal to no symptoms are rushing out to get one so they can announce on social media that they tested positive but feel okay, and will be staying at home for the next two weeks like they should have been doing anyway,” one particular person remarked on Cohen’s preliminary tweet.
Another person wondered how many individuals even have the virus with the slew of celebrities testing optimistic for the virus. “If so many celebrities are testing positive, I can only imagine how many of us actually have the virus.” But one other particular person identified why celebrities and excessive profile people could also be at increased danger than the common particular person. “Uuummmm do you travel around the world and party and go eat out all the time while being around many many people? If not you are probably are not as high risk as those that do.”
More celebrities share that they’ve examined optimistic
Cohen’s announcement got here after spending a couple of days feeling ailing. Now actress Debi Mazar shares she too is optimistic for the virus. Like Cohen, Mazar lives in New York, the place exams have gotten more and more troublesome to acquire.
Mazar joins the rising record of celebrities who’ve examined optimistic. Like Cohen, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Idris Elba and extra have made bulletins on social media. Mazar introduced on March 21 she examined optimistic. However, like Cohen, she insists that getting examined wasn’t simple. “I called a doctor/friend to ask if I could get the Covid-19 test on 3/16.He said NO,I didn’t meet the criteria.I hadn’t recently traveled out of the country&I hadnt been with someone who had actually tested positive,” she wrote on Instagram.
She ended up acquiring a check at her native pressing care clinic. “A friend told me that CityMD/Urgent Care in my neighborhood had test kits,which appealed to me as I wanted to stay away from the hospital. I went on 3/17. First I was tested for the flu-which was negative.Then they tested me for Covid-19,” she defined.