Entertainment Derek Hough Tests Positive for COVID-19 Hours After 'DWTS' Appearance
Getting Back to Normal Is Only Possible Until You Test Positive
I was ultra-careful for 18 months. Then I got COVID.The downside, of course, was the risk of exposure to COVID. Sure, I’m vaccinated—two shots of Pfizer—and the wedding’s other attendees would all be vaccinated too. But breakthrough cases happen, and we’d be in New Orleans in October, a place where cases were still high and vaccination was inconsistent. One could not expect to not get exposed to COVID.
Pushing through.has tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the ’ season 30 finale.
“Even though I’ve been fully vaccinated, I’ve just been diagnosed with a breakthrough case of COVID,” the 36-year-old danceron Tuesday, November 16. “I just found out and I feel OK. I feel strong.”
Hough, who has been a judge on the ABC dance competition since season 29 in 2020, explained that he is “taking advice from medical professionals to get better as fast as [he] can.” He is also currently in quarantine.
Nikki Bella, Artem Chigvintsev Are 'Stronger Than Ever' After 'Rocky' Patch
Nikki Bella, Artem Chigvintsev Are 'Stronger Than Ever' After 'Rocky' PatchThe former pro wrestler, 37, was away from her fiancé, 39, while working on America’s Got Talent: Extreme. At the same time, Chigvintsev has been rehearsing and performing with Melora Hardin on season 30 of Dancing With the Stars. During the latest episode of “The Bellas Podcast,” the California native described the challenges of sustaining a long-distance relationship — especially when raising 15-month-old son Matteo.
“I’ll make sure to keep you guys all updated with what’s going on,”assured his fans. “But I just want to send my love out there to all. Stay safe.”
Hough didn’t comment on his status for next week’s Dancing With the Stars finale or whether anyone else on the show has been affected. He did, however, give fans an update on hisin Las Vegas.
“This week’s shows in Vegas will be rescheduled for a date soon, stay tuned and I’ll announce the new dates shortly!” he captioned his Tuesday Instagram video. “Sharing some news .”
Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten Talk Dancing to Her Late Husband Nick Cordero's Song on 'DWTS' (Exclusive)
The pair earned a perfect score for their contemporary dance to 'Live Your Life' by Nick Cordero, Amanda's late husband.Amanda's husband, Broadway performer Nick Cordero, lost his 95-day battle with COVID-19 last July. He was survived by Amanda and their now-2-year-old son, Elvis. Throughout his lengthy fight, Amanda and Nick's fans and supporters played "Live Your Life" every night at the same time to show their support and continued well-wishes for his recovery. So when the time came to dance to the song on DWTS, Amanda knew the moment had to be special.
Theisn’t the first member of the DWTS family to test positive for COVID-19 this season, both and her dance partner came down with the illness earlier this year.
Burke, 37, confirmed, days before . As a result, the duo performed their -themed jazz number virtually from their own homes during the October 4 show.
The pairafter both receiving negative COVID-19 tests and completing their quarantine time.
“Grateful that we’re healthy, thank you guys for all of the support over the past week and a half or 10 days, it’s been truly an emotional roller-coaster,” Burke wrote via Instagram ahead of her return to the ballroom in October. (One month later,that made it to the season 30 finale.)
Can NFTs help save rhinos from poachers?
A rhino conservationist has turned to the world of non-fungible tokens to help fund efforts to keep poachers at bay.“We have not been successfully poached in almost four years,” he told Al Jazeera. “Other reserves that spend significantly on protection have not been poached in even longer.
Hough, for his part, has been going back and forth from Los Angeles to Las Vegas since late September when his No Limit residency kicked off. He flew in from the desert just hours before he had to judge the.
“I barely made it in time to judge,” he, showing him running into his dressing room out of breath before the show.
His act, which features hisas one of the dancers, runs through November 21 at the Venetian Resort.
Dancing With the Stars airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m. ET.
What is a PCR test? Will I need a COVID test to travel interstate over the Christmas holidays? .
Booking flights, refuelling the car and packing bags aren't the only things you'll need before heading interstate this Christmas. Find out what COVID-19 test you'll need and when.Booking flights, refuelling the car and packing bags aren't the only things you'll need before heading interstate this Christmas – you might also need a COVID test.