People's Artist of the RSFSR, artistic director of the Moscow Academic Theater of Satire, 86-year-old Alexander Shirvindt was hospitalized with coronavirus, he is in the capital city clinical hospital 52. The institution clarified that the actor is in the intensive care unit, while the day before he had no fever. According to the director of the Theater of Satire Mamed Agayev, Shirvindt has a mild form of COVID-19. He added that the artist's wife was also infected with the infection.
“A patient in the intensive care unit. On yesterday, the pressure was 120 to 80. Temperature 36.5, saturation 95 ", - reported in the capital hospital 52 RIA Novosti. The entire institution has now been redesigned to treat patients with coronavirus.
"He has a mild, initial stage of coronavirus", - said the director of the Moscow Academic Theater of Satire Mamed Agayev to RBC. He told the Moscow city news agency that the artist's wife was also hospitalized and she was in the same city hospital, the condition of both spouses was normal.
Earlier, REN TV reported that Alexander Shirvindt had respiratory failure, doctors called his condition serious.
Shirvindt is an actor, director, screenwriter, teacher, artistic director of the Moscow Academic Theater of Satire, full holder of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland. Born on July 19, 1934. He starred in famous films such as "Old Men-Robbers", "Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!", "12 Chairs", "Station for Two" and others.
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