Gloria Estefan has revealed in a new video that she has contracted COVID-19 while adding how she may have been exposed to the highly contagious virus.
Although she strictly follows public health protocols and “always” wears a face mask in public, the 63-year-old singer said she was “patted” on the shoulder by an unmasked fan at a restaurant in London. the Miami area on October 30.
“One day I went out and met a person who was not wearing a mask. I even held my breath during their conversation, but something must have happened there, ”she said, noting that the man or woman had come“ very close ”to her as she she was dining without PPE.
Recovered: Gloria Estefan revealed she contracted COVID-19 last month in a new video, which detailed how she could have been exposed to the highly contagious virus
Within a week, the Grammy winner began to show tell-tale signs of the disease, including “a little cough” and loss of smell and taste.
During her five-minute recording, which she shared on Instagram, the superstar said she considered herself “lucky” because none of her symptoms were too “severe.”
As she battled her coronavirus case, she self-isolated on the second floor of her house for two weeks and drank Gatorade Zero to help with dehydration.
Exposed: Although she strictly followed public health protocols and “always” wears a mask in public, the 63-year-old singer said she was “patted” on the shoulder by a non-fan. masked at a Miami-area restaurant on October 30.
In addition, she took zinc supplements, vitamin D3 and a Listerine antiseptic mouthwash.
“Fear was my biggest problem,” Estefan said. “We have to catch the fear, shake it off, and do whatever you can to keep your immune system as healthy as possible.
As for his supporters in Florida, the Cuban-American music icon urged them to beware of the “very big peak in Miami”.
“Fear was my biggest problem,” Estefan said. “We need to catch the fear, shake it off, and do whatever you can to keep your immune system as healthy as possible”
“It’s difficult here now,” she warned. “Please everyone wear your masks, try to stay six feet away and protect yourself.
Now that she has recovered and has tested negative twice, she explained that the reason she was waiting to reveal her diagnosis was to prevent fans from worrying about her health.
“The reason I didn’t share, while I was going through it, is that I didn’t want you to worry needlessly about me or ruin your Thanksgiving,” she explained.
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