Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo has been hospitalized in Acapulco, Mexico, for coronavirus.
“He’s doing effectively and is responding to therapy,” Domingo’s spokesperson advised CNN on Sunday.
On March 22, the 79-year-old Domingo revealed by way of his Fb web page that he had examined optimistic for COVID-19. “I urge everybody to be extraordinarily cautious, comply with the essential pointers by washing your fingers incessantly, holding a minimum of a six-foot distance from others, doing every thing you possibly can to cease the virus from spreading and please, above all, keep house for those who can,” he wrote.
“Collectively we are able to combat this virus and cease the present worldwide disaster, so we are able to hopefully return to our regular day by day lives very quickly. Please comply with your native authorities’s pointers and rules for staying secure and defending not simply yourselves, however our complete neighborhood.”
Days earlier, Domingo had resigned from the American Guild of Musical Artists. Two separate investigations, one by the Guild and one other by Los Angeles Opera, of which Domingo was beforehand basic director, discovered that sexual harassment prices towards him have been credible.
The investigations led to a string of cancellations of Domingo’s European live performance dates, together with London’s Royal Opera Home and a live performance organized by Spain’s Nationwide Institute of Performing Arts and Music.
As he resigned from the guild, Domingo donated $500,000 in direction of a program that appears to eradicate sexual harassment in addition to a separate fund that helps opera staff in disaster.