Richard Schiff Hospitalised Due To COVID-19: Production For “The Good Doctor” Still Going On!

The star of The Good Doctor of ABC, Richard Schiff, and his wife, Sheila Kelley, who is an actress who recurs on the ABC medical drama, provided an update on Monday about their ongoing fight with the coronavirus.

For all of the readers who are not aware of the situation, wet would like to inform you that the two had tested positive for the COVID-19 on November 3. It has been revealed by both on social media that Schiff has been hospitalized.

The Good Doctor | Richard Schiff and Sheila Kelley
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Schiff also wrote on his social media platform Twitter handle that he is being treated with oxygen, steroids, and Remdesivir, and he is showing some improvement every day. He also said that Kelley is home, and she is doing better, but still, she is fairly ill.

Richard Schiff Hospitalised Due To COVID-19 | Production For “The Good Doctor” Still Going On!

As of now, it is not clear when Richard Schiff was hospitalized, but his wife wrote on the social media platform, Instagram handle that the last 72 hours of the star have been tough, with Schiff in the hospital on Remdesivir and oxygen.

She added to it and said that he is doing better and getting stronger. Along with this, she also added that their son is fighting with the virus too.

In addition to this, she wrote that she has never experienced anything like this before; one minute, she is feeling pretty good, and the next moment, she is struggling to breathe.

The Good Doctor | Richard Schiff and Sheila Kelley
Image Source – CNN

The Good Doctor has remained in the stages of production in Vancouver following Kelly’s and Schiff’s COVID diagnosis. We hear that the shooting is continuing, with the filming schedule being reshuffled to accommodate the temporary absence of the duo.

Both of them thanked their fans for all of their well wishes. Additionally, Kelley had a message for them, and it says, “Keep masking up and washing hands, stay away from the virus, it is a motherf****r. 

Richard Schiff plays the role of Dr Aaron Glassman on The Good Doctor, who is the mentor and a good friend to Shaun, whose role is played by Freddie Highmore. Sheila Kelley plays the role of Aaron Glassman in The Good Doctor. 

Here, have a look at the official tweet from the duo that they shared through their social media account. 

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