ALDEN, N.Y. — Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein is being monitored by medical staff after falling ill with a fever, his representatives said Tuesday night.
Weinstein’s illness was first reported by TMZ.
“It should come as no surprise that Mr. Weinstein has numerous maladies and conditions including a heart condition, high blood pressure and spinal stenosis,” Englemeyer and Rothfeld said in their statement. “We are working with the NYSDOCCS (New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision) and the excellent team at Wende CF to ensure Mr. Weinstein receives the proper medical attention he needs.”
According to TMZ, Weinstein was tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday morning and doctors are waiting on results. Weinstein has reportedly been placed in isolation for 72 hours, the website reported.
At the time, Wende officials told the Niagara Gazette they believed Weinstein was already positive for COVID-19 when he entered the facility.
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