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Mel Gibson recovers from COVID

15:18, 24 July 2020 28
Mel Gibson Photo: Mayer/face to face/Global Look Press

Australian actor Mel Gibson was admitted to hospital in April after contracting coronavirus, The Independent reports.


A representative for the 64-year-old Braveheart star confirmed to The Daily Telegraph Australia that Gibson had been in private hospital care for at least one week. He has since tested negative for the virus several times.

He tested positive in April and spent a week in the hospital, said Gibson’s rep, who also revealed that Gibson had been treated with the drug Remdesivir while in hospital.

[He] has tested negative numerous times since then as well as positive for the antibodies, they continued.

NEWS.ru earlier reported that Johns Hopkins University reported that the number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States exceeded 4 million people.