“Right now… we will neither affirm nor deny that Mr. Weinstein has examined optimistic for COVID-19,” Juda Englemeyer, his publicist, and Craig Rothfeld, his licensed NYSDOCCS and NYS Division of Well being Consultant, stated in an announcement.
“We are able to affirm that Mr. Weinstein has a fever and is being intently monitored by the wonderful medical employees at Wende CF for which the whole authorized protection workforce is grateful,” Englemeyer added.
The previous Hollywood producer was sentenced to 23 years in jail in March, following his convictions on first-degree legal sexual act and third-degree rape. His protection attorneys had requested that he be sentenced to 5 years in jail, arguing that, given his frail well being, something longer would represent a de facto life sentence. Hours after his sentencing, Weinstein was transferred to a New York hospital as a consequence of chest pains, the place he stayed for about six days.
“It ought to come as no shock that Mr. Weinstein has quite a few maladies and circumstances together with a coronary heart situation, hypertension and spinal stenosis,” Englemeyer stated within the assertion.
“As data turns into out there that we’re at liberty to debate we are going to replace everybody accordingly.”