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Matthew Broderick Says Sister Janet Is on 'Street to Full Restoration' After Coronavirus Prognosis

Matthew Broderick Says Sister Janet Is on 'Road to Full Recovery' After Coronavirus Diagnosis


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Matthew Broderick is talking out after information of his sister, Janet Broderick, testing optimistic for coronavirus.

In an announcement to PEOPLE, the actor, 57, says his 64-year-old sibling is recovering in Beverly Hills, California, the place she was hospitalized.

“My whole household is grateful for the priority about, and the nicely needs for, my sister Janet. I’m joyful to say she is feeling significantly better and is on the highway to a full restoration,” Matthew says. “We’re all very appreciative for the fantastic care she acquired from the superb medical doctors and nurses at Cedars-Sinai.”

His sister Janet fell unwell after attending the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes convention in Louisville, Kentucky, the place one other attendee was identified with the virus, in accordance with an announcement from her parish, All Saints Episcopal Church, final Wednesday.

“She is receiving the perfect medical care obtainable and her medical doctors’ prognosis is for an entire and full restoration,” the church mentioned. “It should take a while, however Janet is resting comfortably at Cedars till the time she is launched and may return residence to finish her restoration.”

Janet, who’s a former rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, New Jersey, was moved to the ICU and positioned below isolation earlier than her take a look at outcomes confirmed her optimistic coronavirus prognosis.

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She beforehand spoke out in a letter to her parish, telling associates and her “fantastic sacristy” that she was “via the worst of this and really very a lot on the mend,” including, “I requested my children to convey me a coloring e-book and a LEGO set if that’s any indication.”

Amid concern for the coronavirus outbreak, the star and his spouse Sarah Jessica Parker are on hiatus from their Broadway revival of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite. All performs and musicals have been suspended for a minimum of 32 days as a result of pandemic and restrictions positioned on giant gatherings.

Broderick and Parker, 54, had been set to start out their 17-week Broadway engagement at Hudson Theatre on April 12.

“Broadway doesn’t keep quiet for lengthy. We will likely be again. The Rialto will hum. Occasions Sq. will hustle and bustle And we will likely be able to swing open the doorways of the gorgeous Hudson Theatre and share a day or night collectively,” Parker wrote on Instagram Friday. “We depend the times till the marquees are as soon as once more lit. Within the meantime, we consider all these affected and hope for everybody’s good well being. X,SJ.”

Plaza Suite would have marked the second time that Broderick and Parker costarred in a venture.