Doctors were hoping to remove Tony’s winning comatose star from the respiratory system this week, but 41-year-old wife Amanda Kloots told fans on Monday that this had been delayed after developing a fever.
Leading up to her Instagram stories on Tuesday, she provided another health update, explaining that he had “a bit of a difficult day yesterday” on the road to recovery.
“Nick ended up having an infection in his lungs that entered his blood, so he had a small septic shock,” said Kloots. “So they came in and completely cleaned his lungs, which was great, and they gave him high blood pressure medication to help him go back up. “
She continued. “This kind of fate out of nowhere, after two days of really great progress, but he’s back to feeling better. He is resting and antibiotics, hopefully, come into play.
“He will be on these antibiotics for seven days, I hear, and we are sort of waiting to see. He’s throwing curls at us, sure, but I’m glad he’s feeling good now, stable and the fever is under control. “
The Canadian actor has been fighting for his life in an intensive care unit at the Los Angeles hospital for the past month, when he was initially suspected of pneumonia.
The Rock of Ages star tested negative for COVID-19 at the time, but as his condition worsened, Cordero turned out to have contracted the virus and eventually had his right leg amputated over the weekend. end last after having problems with blood circulation.
He has since had a temporary pacemaker installed due to an irregular heartbeat, but was previously said to be “recovering well” amidst health fears.