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The Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli had the disease of the COVID-19 but only suffered mild symptoms , like his wife and two of their children, as acknowledged at the exit of the hospital of Pisa that went to donate plasma.
The artist took the tests last march 10 and gave a positive result, but it was virtually 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 it was well,” he said.
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. Bocelli went with his wife to the hospital Cisanello in Pisa, both protected with masks, 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 same.
During his convalescence, the tenor has been involved in numerous causes to help in the fight against the coronavirus , a pathogen that in its 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 in the cathedral of Milan, before a city empty and confined, like the rest of the country, to give a message of hope to the world. And also added its voice to the macroconcert online “One world together “at home”, convened by the World Health Organization and Lady Gaga.