Broadway star Nick Cordero’s wife says he’s ‘defying odds’ battling coronavirus in intensive care

Amanda Kloots gave a positive update on Nick Cordero’s condition (Picture: Getty)

Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots has given fans an update on the Broadway star’s condition as he continues to battle coronavirus in intensive care.

She revealed he is ‘defying odds’ after being in Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles for weeks after contracting the virus.

Amanda told fans: ‘Nick update: He is doing good. He is defying odds. He is fighting and showing small improvements each day.

‘It is exactly what we need. Small improvements are small wins that equal a VICTORY! Thanks be to God.’

Amanda, who shared 11-month-old son Elvis Eduardo with Nick, has been keeping his followers updated on his progress.

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Nick had recently come round from a medically-induced coma after six weeks, but Amanda had earlier told fans he had ‘gone downhill’ after being taken off the ventilator.

Amanda revealed that Nick had had a good day (Picture: Amanda Kloots / Instagram)

She had told fans in a tearful video: ‘Nick has had a bad morning. Unfortunately, things are going a little downhill at the moment, so I am asking again for all the prayers, and mega prayers right now.

‘Please cheer and please pray for Nick today, and I know that this virus is not going to get him down.

‘That’s not how his story ends! So please keep us in your thoughts and prayers today, thank you!’

Nick has had a difficult time since catching coronavirus (Picture: Amanda Kloots/Instagram)

Nick had also had one of his legs amputated after complications caused by a blood clot during his time in hospital.

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His lungs were also severely damaged by the coronavirus and he suffered multiple mini-strokes after going to hospital on 30 March.

After he was brought round from the coma, Amanda told his followers: ‘It’s just that Nick is so weak right now that even opening his eyes and closing his eyes takes out all his energy. But he is awake.’

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