Harvey Weinstein has come down with a fever and is being tested for the coronavirus, The Post confirmed on Tuesday.
The 68-year-old convicted rapist was awaiting results of his COVID-19 test at a maximum security prison in upstate New York, a source said.
“We can confirm that Mr. Weinstein has a fever and is being closely monitored by the excellent medical staff [at the Wende Correctional Facility] for which the entire legal defense team is grateful,” his reps, Juda Englemeyer and Craig Rothfeld, said in a statement.
TMZ first reported that Weinstein was tested for the virus on Tuesday morning, and that he’d been placed in isolation for 72 hours, pending the results.
The fallen film titan — who has high blood pressure, heart problems, severe diabetes and a spine condition — was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 21, an official briefed on the matter previously told The Post.
It’s believed he was infected at Rikers Island, where he was briefly locked up before being transferred upstate, an official said at the time.
He reportedly overcame symptoms of the disease, including a cough and fever, and was released from quarantine some three weeks later.
Weinstein is serving a 23-year sentence for raping an aspiring actress and sexually abusing a TV and film production assistant.
His reps said they are working with the New York State Dept. of Corrections and the team at the lockup “to ensure Mr. Weinstein receives the proper medical attention he needs.”
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