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As we had reported a number of days in the past, Konnan was hospitalized on account of kidney points and a optimistic COVID-19 analysis. The severity of the state of affairs was not identified when the story first broke. Dave Meltzer has now supplied a number of updates on Konnan’s well being throughout the Wrestling Observer Radio’s latest edition.
Meltzer spoke to Konnan and revealed that the previous WCW TV Champion is out of the hospital, however he’s nonetheless underneath medical commentary at his residence.
“Nicely, I imply. He’s out of the hospital. So, it is higher than he was doing every week in the past. I did hear from him at the moment, and he’s residence. He wants a nurse. He wants numerous medication and issues like that.”
Once I hear he had COVID, I actually feared lots: Dave Meltzer on Konnan’s weakened immune system
Meltzer stated Konnan’s situation was horrible every week in the past as there have been additionally discussions about what they might do if his coronary heart and kidneys stopped working. Konnan examined optimistic for COVID-19, and he was subsequently rushed to the hospital on account of issues arising in his kidneys.
“It was actually dangerous every week in the past. Dangerous sufficient that he had Chaplain, you realize, come to his room and pray for him. Dangerous sufficient that they talked to him about what choice ought to be made if his kidney stopped working or his coronary heart stopped working.”
Konnan underwent kidney transplant surgical procedure in 2007, and his immune system has been weak ever since due to all of the anti-rejection medicine.
“So, it was actually dangerous. I feared, after I hear he had COVID, I actually feared lots. I imply, you realize, his immune system has been weak from having the kidney transplant and all of the anti-rejection medicine he takes, and took again within the day and every thing like that, and you realize, simply complete well being is actually, it’s extremely, it has been tousled since 2007. Possibly even earlier than, however since 2007 for positive. So, however he’s higher than he was. In order that’s good. He’s residence, however he’s nonetheless getting just about round the clock care.”
Dave Meltzer had reported a few days in the past that Konnan was bedridden for 3 days earlier than the optimistic COVID-19 take a look at got here in, and he was taken to a hospital after his kidneys failed.
It is nice to know that Konnan is again at residence and is receiving steady medical consideration. We at SK Wrestling want the 57-year-old legend a wholesome and speedy restoration.
Revealed 22 Feb 2021, 19:20 IST
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