Broadway actor Nick Cordero is recovering after having his right leg amputated following complications with coronavirus. Over the course of the past few weeks, the novel coronavirus has taken Cordero, a 41-year-old Tony Award nominee, away from the stage and his family, leaving him unconscious and on a ventilator in intensive care at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to updates shared by his wife, Amanda Kloots, on social media.
Now, the potentially deadly virus has taken something else from the Canadian actor and father: his right leg.
Cordero, who has been in the hospital since March 31, was being treated with blood thinners to help relieve clotting in his leg, but doctors had to stop the medication because it was causing internal bleeding, the Associated Press reported. On Saturday, the decision was made to amputate, Kloots said,