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Andrea Bocelli Reveals He & His Family Had Coronavirus; Donated Plasma For Research

Andrea Bocelli Reveals He & His Family Had Coronavirus; Donated Plasma For Research

Andrea Bocelli has revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, and is now in recovery.

In a statement to La Stampa, an Italian publication, the 61-year-old opera singer confirmed that he and his entire family were positive for the virus.

“My whole family was contaminated,” Andrea shared. “We all had a fever – though thankfully not high ones – with sneezing and coughing.”

He continued, “I had to cancel many concerts… It was like living a nightmare because I felt like I was no longer in control of things. I was hoping to wake up at any moment.”

The paper reports that the Bocelli family were tested in March, and are all now in recovery from the infection.

Andrea and his wife, Veronica Berti, have also donated their plasma for COVID-19 research.

A month later, Andrea was well enough to perform for Easter Sunday at the Duomo in Milan, which was empty at the time due to Italy’s strict lockdown.

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