Photo by Dario Cantatore / Invision / AP
Photo by Dario Cantatore / Invision / AP

Rosie Perez is reflecting on her terrifying experience of contracting the novel coronavirus last December.

In an interview with Uproxx published Monday, the 56-year-old actress revealed that she was in the middle of filming HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant when production had to shut down after she was diagnosed with COVID-19.

“I had told everybody, ‘We’re going to get shut down.’ I had contracted COVID when we flew to Bangkok,” she said. She explained that at the time COVID-19 was an unknown virus so it was being described as a “new respiratory tract infection.”

She said at time no one knew what the virus was and the symptoms other than “it attacks the respiratory system first and then travels to other parts of your body.” “And I was like, ‘Oh my God.’ It was terrifying.”

Read the full story at the Hollywood Reporter.

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