The Canadian actor Nick Cordero is dead. He died in Los Angeles on Sunday after complications from a coronavirus infection. The Broadway star was only 41 years old. He leaves behind his wife, fitness trainer Amanda Kloots, and their one-year-old son Elvis Eduardo.
Amanda Kloots posted the sad news on Instagram: "God now has another angel in heaven. My beloved husband died this morning. He was surrounded by his family in love, sang and prayed when he gently left this earth", she describes his last breaths.
"I can't believe it hurts so much. My heart is broken because I can't imagine life without him. Nick was such a bright light. He was everyone's friend, loved listening, helping and above all He was an incredible actor and musician. He loved his family and loved being a father and a husband. Elvis and I will miss him every day in everything we do, "widows her grief.
Afterwards Kloots thanks his doctors, the medical staff and all other supporters in difficult times: "I cannot thank you enough for the love, support and help that we have received over the past 95 days." She closes her post with the words: "I will love you forever, my sweet man."
Nick Cordero fought Covid-19 for three months
Amanda Kloots announced on March 31 that her husband was in intensive care with pneumonia and "trouble while breathing ". For a few days she wrote that her husband was in a" stable "condition, but the doctors were still looking for the cause of his health problems." Two negative Covid tests. However, the doctors are convinced that it is Covid, so they took a third test, "she wrote, adding that her husband" responded well to the medication. "The third test was positive.
While Cordero's state of health initially stabilized in the hospital, this changed in the second week of April. On April 10th Kloots announced that her husband "fought for his life", and the next day she talked about his deteriorating health. "He lost consciousness […] It was very difficult for them to revive him." The following week, Kloots announced that her husband's leg had to be amputated due to coronavirus complications.
In mid-May, she summarized the dramatic events of the past few weeks. The condition of the lungs did not improve, there were further complications. "He had no pre-existing medical conditions. We don't know how he got Covid-19, but he did," she wrote in May in an Instagram post. "This disease doesn't just affect old people. It's real. A perfectly healthy 41-year-old man!"