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Nick Cordero, Broadway star from Hamilton, tests positive for COVID-19 in L.A.

Hamilton-raised Broadway star Nick Cordero has tested positive for COVID-19 in a Los Angeles hospital, where he's been unconscious and on a ventilator but is showing signs of improvement.
Actor Nick Cordero, shown here attending the after party for the opening night of "Bullets Over Broadway" in New York, has tested positive for COVID-19 in a Los Angeles hospital, where he's been unconscious and on a ventilator but is showing signs of improvement. (Brad Barket/The Associated Press)

Hamilton-raised Broadway star Nick Cordero has tested positive for COVID-19 in a Los Angeles hospital, where he's been unconscious and on a ventilator but is showing signs of improvement.

His wife, dancer-turned-celebrity personal trainer Amanda Kloots, announced the positive test result on her Instagram account over the weekend.

She said Cordero had actually tested negative for the virus twice after being admitted to the intensive care unit with what seemed to be pneumonia over a week ago.

But doctors still believed it was coronavirus and did a third test, which came back positive.

Kloots, who hails from Ohio, said Cordero was in stable condition over the weekend and his body is responding to all the medications.

She said on her Instagram story that his doctor "is hoping for a couple more days like this before starting to take him off the ventilator."

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