Rita Wilson is “grateful for [her] well being” after her battle with COVID-19.
The 64-year-old actress and singer was struck with the virus alongside her husband Tom Hanks precisely a yr in the past, and has now mentioned she is grateful they had been each in a position to recuperate from the sickness, as a result of she understands many individuals haven’t been so fortunate.
Writing on Instagram, she defined: “One yr in the past as we speak I used to be taking part in the Sydney Opera Home @sydneyoperahouse , the subsequent day began feeling very drained and achy, two days later hospitalized with Covid 19.
“I wish to take a second to say how grateful we’re for our well being, how grateful we’re for the medical care we obtained in Queensland, and that we share within the sorrow of every one who misplaced a liked one to this virus. I’m hopeful for thus many with the ability to get the vaccine. (sic)”
The publish comes after Tom not too long ago insisted he and Rita might be ready to get their vaccine towards coronavirus till all those that “really” want it have obtained it.
In December, the ‘Forrest Gump’ star mentioned: “We’ll be getting it lengthy after all people who really must get it.
“However sure, OK, we had it and it was a tricky couple of 10 days. However I feel what’s way more essential is the second half of the COVID-19 components, that we did not give it to anyone.
“Locking down, we put on masks, and we nonetheless do – Not simply in order that we do not catch it however that you do not give it to anyone in case you’re a kind of asymptomatic carriers.”
Tom first revealed he and Rita had contracted COVID-19 again in March 2020, and the pair had been among the many first Hollywood stars to be struck by the sickness.
He posted on social media on the time: “Howdy, people. @ritawilson and I are down right here in Australia. We felt a bit drained, like we had colds, and a few physique aches. Rita had some chills that got here and went. Slight fevers too. To play issues proper, as is required on this planet proper now, we had been examined for the Coronavirus, and had been discovered to be constructive.
“Nicely, now. What to do subsequent? The Medical Officers have protocols that have to be adopted. We Hanks’ might be examined, noticed, and remoted for so long as public well being and security requires. Not way more to it than a one-day-at-a-time method, no?
“We’ll maintain the world posted and up to date. Deal with yourselves! Hanx! (sic)”