The Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli had the disease, the coronavirus, but only suffered mild symptoms, like his wife and two of their children, according to recognized yesterday at the exit of the hospital of Pisa (north), who went to donate plasma.
The artist took the tests last march 10, and gave a positive result, but was almost asymptomatic, with only a few tenths of a fever, declared to the media.
“Honestly, when I discovered that I had it, I’ve released to the pool because they were so good” said the singer.
With him were positive his wife, Veronica Berti, and two of his sons, Amos and Matteo, but none suffered symptoms of relevance, according to details the local media Italian.
Bocelli went along with his wife, yesterday morning, the hospital Cisanello in Pisa, both protected with masks, in order to donate plasma for research of this disease.
In a statement, the hospital thanked the singer the donation, which will serve for the study ‘Tsunami’, a national experiment that will assess the effectiveness of the plasma immune of patients who have passed the coronavirus in the treatment against the disease.
During his convalescence, the tenor has been involved in numerous causes to help in the fight against the coronavirus, that in his country, Italy, has already infected more than 230,000 people, of which 32.877 have died, according to the last official part.
On the 12th of April, Easter day, Bocelli gave an emotional concert, Music for Hope, in the cathedral of Milan (north), before a city empty and confined, like the rest of the country, to give a message of hope that moved the world.
Thanks to the music, able to bring together millions around the world, we will embrace the beating heart of this Land wound, this wonderful forge international, which is a source of Italian pride
“Thanks to the music, broadcast live, able to bring together millions around the world, we will embrace the beating heart of this Land wound, this wonderful forge international, which is a source of Italian pride,” said Bocelli days before singing in the Dome.
And also added its voice to the macroconcert internet One World Together at Home, which is convened by the World Health Organization and Lady Gaga.