Shanna Moakler is among the many newest contaminated with coronavirus amid its resurgence within the U.S.
The previous Playboy mannequin revealed on Thursday that she’s tested positive for the virus, making her one of many over 10 million circumstances reported around the world.
Moakler, 45, made the announcement on her Instagram Story.
“I got my test results back yesterday and I am indeed COVID positive,” she stated. “They think I’m [on] day seven.”
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Moakler stated she’s skilled a handful of various signs, together with a “fever, chills [and] coughing.”
“Mostly, I’m just really exhausted in a way I can’t even describe,” she continued.
The mannequin gave a shoutout to her physician and a nutritionist who’re serving to her “fight” the novel virus earlier than thanking her followers for their “sweet messages” of help.
In a separate video, Moakler supplied up a “fun fact about July.”
“On this date in July last year, I broke my foot. And then this year, I got COVID,” she recalled. “So I’m going to officially remove July from my calendar because [it’s] not my month. Not my month.”
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Moakler advised Entertainment Tonight that her physician believes she’s “kind of at the halfway mark” of her battle with the virus, explaining that her fever broke and that she’s feeling a bit higher.
“I’m not gonna lie, I cried,” Moakler stated, recalling receiving her take a look at outcomes. “My doctor was very comforting and said to me, ‘You know, if it wasn’t a COVID year and you felt like this, would you be scared?’ and I said, ‘No, I’ve been sick like this before.’ And he goes, ‘Exactly.’ He’s like, ‘You’re young, you’re healthy, you’re going to be OK.'”
She added: “But I think with all the media and the press, the fear of just hearing you’re positive is scary.”
The star additionally supplied up a message for those that aren’t taking the viral outbreak severely.
“It’s definitely very real. I would stay home as much as possible. I would wear a mask at any point in time you have to leave the house.” she urged. “Continue to wash your hands and be diligent about protecting yourself. One of the biggest things for me that was very scary when I got it was that I was in contact with a lot of people, and the thought that I infected anybody else was very upsetting. I was very concerned that I could’ve put someone else’s life in danger. So please take this very seriously. It is not fun and it affects everybody very differently.”
Moakler stated she’s quarantining at dwelling alone and has been video chatting together with her youngsters — Atiana, 21, Landon, 16, and Alabama, 14.
“Clearly they all are getting tested as well, but you know, I think people forget that if you do get this, you’re not allowed to be around anybody,” she stated. “You have to be alone, and being sick alone is never fun.”
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Moakler is just one among many celebrities who have contracted the virus, together with Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, and a number of other extra.
A handful of states are seeing a spike in reported coronavirus circumstances, which is contributing to an uptick within the variety of circumstances reported nationally. At present, over 2.7 million circumstances have been reported in America.