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Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman has tested positive for Covid-19. The Wolverine actor announced it on social media on Tuesday. He has been performing in the Broadway musical The Music Man, which began on December 20. All performances are now cancelled till January 1, with The Music Man company expected to return to the stage at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York on January 2.

Hugh posted a video on his Instagram and Twitter handle and said, “I just wanted you to hear from me that I tested positive this morning for Covid. My symptoms are like a cold. I have a scratchy throat and a bit of a runny nose”.

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The actor also said that he hopes to get better soon and resume performances of the musical. He added, “But I’m fine and I’m just going to do everything I can to get better ASAP and as soon as I’m cleared I’ll be back on stage heading to River City.”

Sharing the video, the Logan actor captioned it, “I just wanted to make sure you heard this from me. I tested positive for covid. Mild symptoms and looking forward to getting back on stage ASAP! Sending love for a happy and healthy new year.”

Take a look at his post here.

The Music Man wrote in its tweet, “Hugh Jackman will return to The Music Man on January 6, 2022″.

We wish Hugh Jackman recovers soon!

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