Actor Tono Mauri has reportedly been discharged from Florida hospital following his double lung transplant. Mauri underwent surgery last year after his long stay at the hospital.
Tono Mauri has reportedly left Florida hospital following a double lung transplant. Mauri is said to be sent home to finish his recovery from there as he revealed what transpired in an interview with Despierta America.
Recalling back to when he first checked in, the 56-year-old reportedly shared that he thought that he would be going back home on that day. However, his health had other plans.
"I thought that I was going to go to the hospital and that that same day I was returning home, but to my surprise, it that was not like that," he said. Mauri was diagnosed with COVID-19 that targeted his lungs.
Detailing the damage that it did, he said, "The virus directly attacked my lungs, it damaged them a lot, and I couldn't breathe anymore." For Mauri, the doctors told him that his only chance of survival was to get a lung transplant.
He also revealed that he spent four months in a coma during his eight-month stay at the hospital. The actor was also admitted in June last year after testing positive for coronavirus.
Mauri's conditioned worsened, and he had trouble breathing. "The first thing I thought about was my children, Carla, and my family," he recalled.
To see his kids again, Mauri shared that he told the doctor to do whatever it takes to save his life. The singer added that he does not remember anything until he woke up from a coma.
Despite suffering internal bleeding during the procedure in December at UF Health Shands Hospital, he pulled through. Mauri arrived at the hospital in November after suffering complications from the virus for five months.
Like Mauri, Gwyneth Paltrow recently opened up about her personal experience with COVID-19. The actress revealed the news in a post on her Goop website.
Paltrow reportedly shared that she had it early on, and the virus left her with long-tail fatigue and brain fogginess. According to her, she had tests run in January that showed high inflammation in her body.
The 48-year-old added that her doctor told her that the healing process would take a while. Since her recovery, she has been monitoring her food intake and being on a diet.
For COVID-19 prevention measures and to slow the process of spreading the virus, one needs to wear a mask, remain at least 6 feet from others who don’t live in the same household and avoid crowds. One must also sanitize or wash their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds.
People also need to avoid poorly ventilated spaces. To clean and disinfect surfaces frequently, including doorknobs, desks, light switches, and phones, among other things.