Sandra Lee says her uncle Bill is fighting coronavirus in LA hospital
Sandra Lee says her uncle Bill is fighting coronavirus in LA hospital with ‘extremely compromised’ immune system
Celebrity chef Sandra Lee asked for prayers as she said her beloved uncle Bill is fighting coronavirus in a Los Angeles hospital.
Lee, 54, took to Instagram on Saturday to inform her followers of Bill’s debilitating battle with the virus, as People reported he’s in stable condition with low oxygen intake.
‘He was diagnosed with Covid and has now been in the hospital for a bit,’ the Food Network personality said. ‘Uncle Bill was so good about staying home-staying safe.’
The latest: Celebrity chef Sandra Lee, 54, asked for prayers as she said her beloved uncle Bill is fighting coronavirus in a Los Angeles hospital
Lee noted that her uncle ‘is extremely compromised at 83,’ as he ‘just recovered from colon cancer’ and deals with ‘bad lungs’ and ‘a heart condition.’
The Santa Monica, California-born noted that her uncle ‘has had other health issues for four years,’ adding that she feels like ‘the Grim Reaper [hunts] him and we fight tooth and nail to keep him here with us.’
The TV personality said of her uncle, ‘There are just a few more bucket list items he wants to check off plus he’s my Guy, my Go To – he and Aunt Peg asked me to move from Wisc to LA with them and I did, it changed my life.
‘He helped me start my Business, got up at 3 am to fix me food when I can home from a grueling day of work on the road, he help me make a life and build on it and he is a mountain of a man in our family.’
Lee was snapped last year at a pre-Grammys party in LA
Lee was in a 14-year relationship with NY Governor Andrew Cuomo until their September 2019 parting. She was snapped in NYC in 2019
Lee, who was in a 14-year relationship with NY Governor Andrew Cuomo until their September 2019 parting, thanked the team at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ‘for all they’re doing, taking care of him and monitoring him so closely.’
As of Monday, on a global level, 2,473,742 people have died amid more than 111,709,452 positive diagnoses worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. The death total for COVID-19 in the U.S. was at 500,236 people, with 28,188,311 total positive diagnoses.