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The Walking Dead's Daniel Newman Paid $9,000 for Coronavirus Test, Can't Get His Results

The Walking Dead's Daniel Newman Paid $9,000 for Coronavirus Test, Can't Get His Results

The Walking Dead actor Daniel Newman – known for playing a soldier from the Kingdom in 10 episodes of the hit AMC series – seems to have Coronavirus but cannot get the results of his test.

A few days ago, the 38-year-old actor posted a message that he was in the hospital and actually did get tested for COVID-19…but the government would not allow the hospital to process his test. He also said the test cost him over $9,000.

“Yes I was just in Australia with Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, and thousands of people from around the world for Mardi Gras Pride. I was exposed to some sick people and I started developing symptoms and then back in the states I was notified someone in our group tested positive for #Covid19,” Daniel began. “I spent all day calling every urgent care and hospital no one had tests! Finally I found one emergency room that told me my symptoms match and to come in immediately. I did all the tests and they told me because I have ‘mild symptoms’ the government won’t allow them to process my tests! They don’t have enough they’re not prepared, even though all my symptoms match. They’re only allowed to process ‘severe symptoms, elderly, or people recently in Italy and China.’ It cost me $9,116!! and they didn’t even give me results.”

Daniel continued, “They sent me home and tons of other ill people that could potentially infect their communities, just telling us to ‘self Quarantine.’ Why after almost 3 months since China is our country not prepared with tests, masks, hand sanitizer, toilet paper! Why after one day of shaky stock markets did they invest 1.5 trillion into the markets, but not the Healthcare system after three months! This was not a surprise, this was not being prepared.”

He continued, “We’ve already gone through #H1N1 #SARS why didn’t we have a pandemic unit ready when this happens every few years!? Everyone please treat each other with kindness and Love ❤️! We are all going through this together. Young people are not immune, thousands of people are dying around the world. Please be safe, wash your hands, stay 6 feet or more away from people and stay home. I love you guys so much you can get a hold of me on here or Twitter if you need to talk I’m here for you. Love – D”

Here’s a list of every celebrity diagnosed with Coronavirus so far. We’re wishing Daniel well and hope he feels better soon.

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