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Soap Veteran Jordi Vilasuso Shares Family’s Coronavirus Survival Story

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The coronavirus crisis has not only halted production on all the soaps, but soap vet and current The Young and the Restless cast member Jordi Vilasuso and his family have contracted the virus. He and his wife, Kaitlin, are now sharing an update on their health in an effort to help others.

Jordi Vilasuso Reveals Battle With COVID-19

“So it happened, friends..” Kaitlin Vilasuso, Jordi’s wife, posted on her account. “Our family got covid-19. We debated sharing this, but finally decided to in the hope of possibly being a source of information or comfort to someone who might be in a similar situation. 🙏🏻 Please watch the full video.

“From the bottom of our hearts thank you to every single person on the frontlines risking their lives to keep us safe.. thank YOU for letting us share a part of our life and our family with you. We are beyond grateful that, even in isolation, we all have each other. Stay safe our friends and #stayhomstayhomestayhome 🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻 #saferathome.”

Daytime Pals Show Support

Vilasuso has appeared on all three networks, while currently on CBS. On NBC, he was Dario on Days of our Lives. He also was on ABC, playing Dr. Griffin Castillo on All My Children. So the couple’s pals from all over daytime weighed in with words of support on Vilasuso’s Instagram page.

“Glad you’re on the other side of it🙏🏾” shared Donnell Turner (Curtis, General Hospital). “God bless you all.”

“Guys!!!” Ashley Jones (Bridget, The Bold and the Beautiful) posted. “Grateful you are better!!”

“Im so sorry!!!!!!! Love to you all!” posted YR castmate Melissa Ordway (Abby). “Oh no!!” added co-star Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea). “I’m so sorry you guys!! You’re so strong. Thank you for sharing. Sending you all our love ❤️.”

Robert Adamson, who recurs on YR as Noah, shared: “Oh man. This is crazy. Blessings to you and your family. What a nightmare that must have been. We’ve all been fearing this very possibility. Thank you for sharing and for letting everyone know you guys are safe and through the hard parts. Hope you guys are feeling better!”

Soap Hub wishes the Vilasuso family continued progress on their recovery. For more information on coronavirus/COVID-19, check out the website for the Center for Disease Control.

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