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Alvin Ing Dead - Broadway Star Dies of Breakthrough COVID-19 at 89

Alvin Ing Dead - Broadway Star Dies of Breakthrough COVID-19 at 89

Alvin Ing has sadly died.

The Asian-American actor and Broadway star passed away at the age of 89 following complications due to breakthrough coronavirus, his representation confirmed Tuesday (August 3).

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The actor, who starred in Broadway’s Flower Drum Song and Pacific Overtures, as well as in many TV roles, died on July 31 at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif.

He was fully vaccinated, and diagnosed with pneumonia in mid-July, and then later confirmed to have breakthrough COVID-19 days later. He died due to cardiac arrest after weeks of battling the illness.

“Honolulu native and American Army veteran with a gift to serve, he felt a duty to himself and his fellow citizens to be fully vaccinated,” said spokesperson Shaina Manlangit.

Deaths and hospitalizations from breakthrough COVID-19 are considered extremely rare. Click here for all information on coronavirus vaccines.

Our thoughts are with Alvin Ing‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

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