Golden Globes: Several celebrities announce Covid days after awards – BBC

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A variety of celebrities have examined constructive for Covid-19, following appearances on the Golden Globes.

A number of stars, together with Collin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Jamie Lee Curtis and Michelle Pfeiffer introduced they’d contracted the virus within the days following the awards.

The Critics Selection Awards, which aired on Sunday, required Covid-19 exams for attendees because the listing of dropouts grew.

Compelled to sit down out, just a few celebrities chimed in over social media.

“I am so sorry to be lacking the Critics Selection Awards at the moment,” Pfeiffer wrote in an Instagram submit. “Yep, Covid.”

Pfeiffer was anticipated to current actor Jeff Bridges with a Lifetime Achievement award, who as an alternative was offered the award by John Goodman.

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Michelle Pfeiffer

Curtis additionally voiced her grievances on the platform saying: “Sadly, this head cheerleader isn’t going to be in any respect the weekend festivities cheering on her associates and colleagues. Life on life’s phrases.”

Whereas Curtis sat out sick, her co-stars in All the pieces All over the place All at As soon as took residence 5 awards, together with Finest Image.

Covid-19 security precautions like testing, vaccination and masks necessities have been inconsistent this awards season, based on The Hollywood Reporter.

Some in-person occasions and ceremonies haven’t required any security measures, whereas others, just like the Golden Globes and the Critics Selection Awards, have required both testing, proof of vaccination or each.

Public well being consultants say they aren’t stunned by the current woes going through Hollywood’s award-show elite.

“This isn’t surprising,” Dr. John Brownstein, an epidemiologist and chief innovation officer at Boston Youngsters’s Hospital informed ABC. “You could have indoor gatherings throughout a time when numerous virus is circulating, whether or not it is chilly or flu, and proximity with out masking… you are going to have energetic transmission of viruses.”

As Covid-19 fears fade and public security measures wane, weekly instances have exceeded 400,000 for every of the final six weeks, based on the Middle for Illness Management, statistics not seen since late September.

In the meantime, weekly Covid-19 deaths proceed to inch upward with 3,907 reported as of 11 January, CDC information reveals.

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