A week after going public with his battle against COVID-19, The good doctorRichard Schiff’s offers a cautiously optimistic update on his recovery.
“Thank you all for so much love and support,” the actor tweeted Monday morning. “I am in the hospital on Remdesivir, O2 and steroids, [and] showing improvement every day. ”
Schiff also shared an update on his wife’s condition and Good doctor co-star Sheila Kelley, who is also battling the coronavirus. “Sheila is home and doing better,” he wrote, “but still pretty sick.”
Thank you all for so much love and support. You make it so much easier for @thesheilakelley and me.
I am in the hospital on Remdesivir, O2 and steroids showing improvement every day. Sheila is home and better but still quite ill. I love you all. https://t.co/sWjOetsgUP
– Richard Schiff (@Richard_Schiff) November 16, 2020
On November 10, Schiff announced that he and Kelley had tested positive for the deadly virus. “It’s been the weirdest week of our lives,” he tweeted. “We are determined to find our way back to health. We stand behind everyone who is struggling with this problem. Love from here.
In a subsequent Instagram post, Kelley explained Schiff’s announcement. “We are quarantined in our home in Vancouver, recovering,” she explained. “This virus is a slippery sucker. One minute you almost feel good and the next you can’t catch your breath. The symptoms change dramatically every day, if not every hour. ”
As we reported last week, The good doctorThe filming schedule was adjusted to take into account Schiff’s temporary sick leave and there was no noticeable impact on production.