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Hugh Jackman Announces He's Tested Positive for COVID-19

Hugh Jackman Announces He's Tested Positive for COVID-19

Hugh Jackman has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

On Tuesday (December 28), the Greatest Showman actor announced that he had contracted the virus in a video posted to his Instagram.

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“My symptoms are like a cold,” Hugh said in the clip. “I have a scratchy throat and a bit of a runny nose, but I’m fine.”

He wrote in the caption: “I just wanted to make sure you heard this from me. I tested positive for covid [sic]. Mild symptoms and looking forward to getting back on stage ASAP! Sending love for a happy and healthy new year.”

It was announced earlier this week that the Hugh‘s production of The Music Man would be cancelling all their performances through Jan. 1.

His co-star Sutton Foster revealed that she had tested positive for COVID-19 last week, praising the show’s understudies for stepping up.

A video of Hugh celebrating Sutton‘s understudy Kathy Voykto after she made her debut as Marion also recently went viral. Check out the full clip here

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